هذا کتاب نجوم بطلمىوس ; رساله معىنيه در علم هيئت.

[Hāz̲ā Kitāb-i Nujūm-i Baṭlamyūs] ; Risālah-i Muʻīnīyah dar ʻilm-i hayʾat.

Author
Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
  • Persian
  • Arabic
Published/​Created
[1282-1529]
Description
128 leaves : paper, ill. ; 191 x 119 (147 x 77-85) bound to 191 x 125 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Contains
Summary note
Two texts on astrology and astronomy by Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī.
Notes
  • Ms. composite codex.
  • Title of first text from fol. 1a, by a later hand; title of second text from fol. 54a.
  • On front cover: Label reading "284" in Arabic script.
  • Ms. erroneously foliated beginning on first flyleaf. Record follows erroneous foliation.
  • Physical description: 15-16 lines per page; written in casual nastaʻliq by two different hands in black on glazed, laid Arabic paper. Rubrication and catchwords. Some damp staining; edges somewhat ragged.
  • Origin: First text completed Ramaḍān 935 H [May-June 1529] by Muḥammad Ḥusayn al-Ḥasanī (fol. 53a). Second text completed on Wednesday, 7 Rabīʻ II 681 H [15 July 1282] (fol. 130a).
Binding note
Limp dark brown leather with blind-stamped fillets; water damaged.
Language note
Persian and Arabic.
Contents
  • 1. fol. 3a-53a: [Sharḥ-i S̲amarah-i Baṭlamyūs]. Persian translation of and commentary on an Arabic version of Ptolemy's Centiloquium, a collection of a hundred aphorisms on astrology. With original Arabic text; missing first page.
  • 2. fol. 54a-130a: Risālah-i Muʻīnīyah dar ʻilm-i hayʾat. Manual of astronomy dedicated to Muʻīn al-Dīn Abū al-Shams, son of the author's patron Nāṣir al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥīm ibn Abī Manṣūr (governor of Quhistan). Missing first page; with numerous diagrams.
Provenance
The date 1357 is noted in conjunction with the title of the first text as given on fol. 1a.
References
Storey, C. A. Persian literature, II, 36, 56
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
  • Nujūm-i Baṭlamyūs
  • نجوم بطلمىوس
OCLC
764633499
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