[Collection of Arabic, Turkish, and Persian texts on astronomical instruments].

Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
  • Arabic
  • Persian
  • Turkish
Published/​Created
[between 1558 and 1699?]
Description
136 leaves : paper ; 208 x 126 mm bound to 209 x 128 mm.

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Subject(s)
Contains
Notes
  • Ms. composite codex.
  • Origin: [Persian treatise on the quadrant] Copied 1096 -- [Risālah fī al-rubʻ] Copied 1096 -- [Risālat al-kurah] Copied 1018 -- [Risālah fī al-kurah] Copied Rajab 965.
  • Incipit: [رسالة كشف] اما بعد فانه ليس فى آلالات الفلکية ما يعمل به جميع الاعمال -- [رسالة في الربع 1] قد فتحت لك الباب و ليکن هذا آخر الکتاب ... -- [اختصار ما يتعلق] قال ... يحى بن محمد الخطاب ... فالغرض فى هذه الاوراق اختصار ما يتعلق بابواب عمل الليل و النهار فقط بالربع المجيب من رسالة ... الماردينى -- [رسالة في الربع 2] الحمد لوليه ... و بعد فان الرسالة مرتبة على مقدمة وعدة ابواب -- [رسالة في معرفة] الحمد لله ... و بعد فهذه رسالة فى العمل ... مرتبة على مقدمة وعدة الابواب -- [رالة الكرة] الحمد لله ... و بعد فيقول احقر عباد الله تعالى و احوجهم اليه ليس فى آلالات الرصدية ما يعمل به جميع الاعمال
Language note
Arabic, Ottoman Turkish, and Persian.
Contents
  • 1. fol. 1b-12a: [Persian treatise on the quadrant]. Begins with faṣl dar alqāb-i khuṭūṭ-i rubʻ.
  • 2. fol. 13b-31a: Risālat Kashf al-rayb fī al-ʻamal bi-al-jayb.
  • 3. fol. 32b-40a: [Risālah fī al-rubʻ al-mujayyab]. The work contains 10 bābs.
  • 4. fol. 40b-51a: Mukhtaṣar dar maʻrifat-i asṭurlāb. A Persian treatise on the astrolabe compiled from the works of Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭusī; in 20 bāb.
  • 5. fol. 51b-53b: Ikhtiṣār mā yataʻallaqu bi-abwāb ʻamal al-layl wa-al-nahār bi-al-rubʻ al-mujayyab. Different from Berlin 5826 (17 bābs) and Ilāh. I, 388f. The present work is in 14 bābs.
  • 6. fol. 54b-61b: [Risālah fī al-rubʻ al-mujayyab]. The work contains 20 bābs.
  • 7. fol. 62b-67a: Bu risale amal-ı nücumu beyanindadir rub-i daire. Turkish treatise on the quadrant in 14 faṣl.
  • 8. fol. 67b-77b: Işbu risale rub-i dair vaz edip cüzüsünün tarikindadir. Turkish treatise on the quadrant.
  • 9. fol. 77b-81a: Risālah fī maʻrifat al-ʻamal bi-al-rubʻ al-muqanṭarāt. A work in 19 bābs.
  • 10. fol. 81a-82a: [Definitions of astronomical terms]. In Arabic; followed by an extract on the astrolabe in Ottoman Turkish on fol. 82a.
  • 11. fol. 84b-99b: Ahval-ı sahife-yi ceyb. Turkish treatise on the sine quadrant in 21 faṣl.
  • 12. fol. 100b-131b: Risālat al-kurah. The work is in 65 bābs.
  • 13. fol. 132a-136a: [Risālah fī al-kurah dhāt al-kursī]. Identical with Mach, R. Yahuda, 4967.
References
  • Mach, R. & Ormsby, E.L. Handlist of Arabic manuscripts (New Series), 958, 1115, 1227, 1250, 1251.
  • Brockelmann, GAL, II, 156 (3: no. 2); SII, 156; II, 516 (1: no. 2); SIl, 537.
  • Fihrīst-i kitābkhānah-ʼi Majlis-i Shūrā-yi Millī, 10/4, 2007f; 19, 412.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
  • Mukhtaṣar dar maʻrifat-i asṭurlāb.
  • مختصر در معرفت اسطرلاب.
  • Bu risale amal-ı nücumu beyanindadir rub-i daire.
  • Işbu risale rub-i dair vaz edip cüzüsünün tarikindadir.
  • Ahval-ı sahife-yi ceyb.
  • Risālah fī al-rubʻ al-mujayyab.
  • رسالة في الربع المجيب.
  • Risālah fī maʻrifat al-ʻamal bi-al-rubʻ al-muqanṭarāt.
  • رسالة في معرفة العمل بالربع المقنطرات.
  • Risālat al-kurah.
  • رسالة الكرة.
  • Kashf al-ghayb fī al-ʻamal bi-al-jayb.
  • كشف الغيب في العمل بالجيب.
  • Risālah fī istikhrāj aʻmāl al-layl wa-al-nahār.
  • رسالة في استخراج اعمال الليل والنهار.
OCLC
706470218
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