الطب الجديد الكميائي

al-Ṭibb al-jadīd al-kimiyāʼī ... [etc.].

Author
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[between 164-? and 1696]

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Manuscripts, ArabicNew JerseyPrinceton [Browse]
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Summary note
A treatise on Paracelsian medicine, preceded and followed by several folios with notes and excerpts on medicine and alchemy. The copy also contains two sheets of paper with notes.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title supplied by cataloger, from title of main text.
  • Physical description: The main text (fol. 21a-102a) is written in a neat medium small naskh in black ink with use of red, with 19 lines per page (written surface: 125 x 65 mm.). European paper with watermark. Marginal annotations. Fol. 1 and 113 are later added fly-leaves. On fol. 2b-3a is a table of contents for the main text. Foliation in red pencil using Arabic numerals on fol. 21a-102a (main text). This foliation is used in the table of contents fol. 2b-3a.
  • Inscription "584" in Arabic numerals on the upper cover and on fol. 1a.
  • Origin: According to a note on the margin of the end of the main text, this was copied by Muṣṭafá ibn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ḥusaynī al-shahīr bi-ZīrakʹZādah (fol. 102a).
Binding note
Quarter bound in brown leather and marbled paper. Yellow paper pastedowns. Wear.
Contents
  • 1. Pastedown of upper cover: Uns al-nafas [short text in Ottoman Turkish on water parsley].
  • 2. fol. 2a: [Inscriptions and notes in Arabic and Ottoman Turkish].
  • 3. fol. 2b-3a: [Table of contents of main text].
  • 4. fol. 3b-7b: [Notes in Ottoman Turkish on remedies (maʻjūn) and potions and drinks, such as lemon and apple syrup, etc.].
  • 5. fol. 8a-b: Fī bayān al-awzān wa-al-makāʼīl al-mashhūrah al-mustaʻmalah fī kutub al-ṭibb wa-ghayrihā.
  • 6. fol. 8b-11a: [Short excerpts in Ottoman Turkish on questions pertaining to medicine and remedies, some attributed to Ṣāliḥ Efendi in his Ghāyat al-bayān (= Ghāyat al-itqān by Ṣāliḥ Naṣr Allāh ibn Sallūm?)].
  • 7. fol. 11b: [Poem in Arabic on alchemy, 25 lines].
  • 8. fol. 12a-13b: Risālah al-Zaynīyatah fī ḥall bayt al-Qaṣīdah al-Nūnīyah.
  • 9. fol. 13b-20a: [Several excerpts and notes in Arabic and Ottoman Turkish on questions pertaining to medicine and remedies, including a long excerpt from Shams al-maʻārif].
  • 10. fol. 20b-102a: al-Ṭibb al-jadīd al-kimiyāʼī / [Ṣāliḥ Naṣr Allāh ibn Sallūm].
  • 11. fol. 102b-112b: [Short excerpts and notes in Ottoman Turkish and Arabic on plants and questions pertaining to medicine and alchemy, some attributed to Jābir in his Kitāb al-Sabʻīn (fol. 106a) and to Ṣadr al-Dīn al-Qunawī (fol. 110b)].
Provenance
Several ownership statements, some with seal, on fol. 2a, one dated 1107 H. [1695 or 6]. Two ownership statements in the name of Muḥammad Saʻīd and of ʻAbd al-Ḥaqq, and one seal reading "Muḥammad" on fol. 20a.
References
Mach, R. and E. Ormsby. Handlist (New Series), 1010, 1558
Other title(s)
  • Uns al-nafas
  • انس النفس
OCLC
180187248
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