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جوامع احكام النجوم.
Javāmiʻ aḥkām al-nujūm.
Bayhaqī, ʻAlī ibn Zayd, 1105 or 1106-1169 or 1170
بيهقي، علي بن زيد، 1105 or 6-1169 or 70.
217 leaves : paper, ill. ; 251 x 126 (165 x 68) mm.
Early works to 1800
Treatise on astrology in ten faṣl, compiled from 257 books (fol. 3b). In the introduction, the author lists his lineage and the works he has composed up to the writing of the present text (fol. 2a-3a). Ms. breaks off in the middle of the tenth faṣl.
Title from fol. 3b.
On front cover: Label reading "218" in Arabic script.
On spine: Label reading "452" in Arabic script.
Ms. erroneously foliated beginning on front flyleaf. Record follows erroneous numbering.
Physical description: 17-21 lines per page; written in nastaʻliq in black on tan glazed, laid Arabic paper. Rubrication and catchwords on some pages. A few marginal notes and corrections. Charts on fol. 184a-191b. Inserts between fol. 35-36, 164-165. Damp staining in upper outer margin; paper repairs to first, third, and last leaves with some loss of text.
Incipit: الحمد لله رب العالمين والصلوة على من امتطى غوارب الرسالة واعتلى معاكب الهداية من الضلالة محمد وآله الاخيار واصحابه الابرار
Full black leather with blind-stamped central mandorla and pendants and tooled fillets; purple pastedowns.
Owner's stamp and partially obliterated owner's statement on fol. 2a.
Āghā Buzurg. Dharīʻah (1936), V, 246
Storey, C. Persian literature, II, 48
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