كتاب الملخص في الهيئة / تأليف الشيخ الامام العالم العلامة محمود بن محمد بن عمر الجغميني

Kitāb al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah / taʼlīf al-Shaykh al-imām al-ʻālim al-ʻallāmah Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar al-Jighmīnī.

Author
Uniform title
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[ between 15--? and 17--?]
Description
31 leaves : paper, ill. ; 177 x 135 (100 x 70) mm. bound to 176 x 140 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Summary note
Compendium on astronomy, comprising an introduction and two parts (maqālah).
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from title page (fol. 2a).
  • 13 lines per page. Contains diagrams. The ms. can be divided in three parts in different scripts (and paper?): fol. 2-10; 11-22; 23-30. Fol. 1 and 31 and later fly-leaves of glazed European paper with watermark. Catchword on the verso of most leaves.
  • Inscription in Arabic on a label pasted on the upper cover: "47 Riyāḍīyāt". Inscription in Arabic on a label pasted on the interior of the upper cover: "Ḥāʼ 65".
  • According to R. Mach, this copy dates from the 10th century H.
  • Incipit: الحمد للّه كفآء افضاله والصلاة ... يقول ... محمود بن محمد بن عمر الجغمينيّ الخوارزمي ... انّى الفت هذا الكتاب فى هيئة العالم تذكرة مني لكل عالم منحريا التلخيص مع البيان وايجاز الالفاظ الى بسط المعاني
  • Explicit: و لعل هذا المقدار الذى اورد كاف لتحصيل ما اردت فليكن هذا اخر الكتاب تم كتاب الملخص فى هيئة الافلاك
Binding note
Marbled paper pasted on brown leather for upper and lower covers.
Provenance
  • Ownership statements on fol. 1a and 2a (one dated 1215 H.; seals of Muṣtafá Ṣidqī on fol. 2a). Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
  • From the library of Muṣtafá Ṣidqī (Ottoman mathematican, d. 1183/ 1769 or 70).
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Mach, R. Yahuda, 4874
  • King, D. Survey of the scientific manuscripts (1986), G17
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, I, 473/5
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, SI, 865 (5/1)
Other format(s)
  • Microfilm negative available for reproduction.
  • Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
  • كتاب الملخص في علم الهيئة
  • الملخص في الهيئة
  • كتاب الملخص في هيئة الافلاك
Title with correction (fol. 2a)
  • Kitāb al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī ʻilm al-haʼyah
Title from beginning of text (fol. 2b)
  • al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah
Title in colophon (fol. 30a)
  • Kitāb al-mulakhkhaṣ fī hayʼat al-aflāk
OCLC
71825083
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