تحفه حاتمى.

Tuḥfah-i Ḥātimī ... [etc.].

Author
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
  • Persian
  • Arabic
Published/​Created
[1763]
Description
70 leaves : paper, ill. ; 197 x 105 (152 x 72) mm. bound to 197 x 111 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Summary note
Collection of texts on the astrolabe, with fawāʾid.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from text on fol. 2a.
  • On spine: Label reading "Tuḥfah-i Ḥātimī dar ʻilm-i asṭurlāb taʾlīf-i Shaykh Bahāʾī" in Arabic script.
  • Physical description: 17 lines per page; written in nastaʻliq in black on tan glazed, laid Arabic paper. Fol. 63-70 on tan glazed, laid European paper. Rubrication and catchwords; a few marginal notes. Charts in red and black. Arabic texts in naskh. Some staining and smudging; a few paper repairs. In good condition.
  • Origin: Text 2, Ṣafar 1177 H [August 1763] (fol. 53b).
  • Incipit (text 2): الحمد لله ... اما بعد چون درىن ولا خاتر ملکوت ناظر کىمىا
  • Incipit (text 3): اندر مدخل قدر کفاىت نجوم اکنون سبب و علت چند ىاد خواهم
Binding note
Limp brown leather.
Language note
Persian and Arabic.
Contents
  • 1. fol. 1a: [Poems and notes].
  • 2. fol. 1b-53b: Tuḥfah-i Ḥātimī. Treatise on the astrolabe, dedicated to Ḥātim Bay, Shāh ʻAbbās I's vazīr. Consists of seventy bāb.
  • 3. fol. 53b-68b: Maqālat al-khāmis [sic] fī al-ʻilal wa-al-[a]sbāb. Extract from an unidentified text on the astrolabe; in Persian.
  • 4. fol. 68b-69a: [Poems]. In Persian and Arabic.
  • 5. fol. 69b-70a: [Selections from the Qurʾān and pious declarations]. In Arabic with interlinear Persian translation in red.
  • 6. fol. 70b: [Persian poems].
References
Storey, C. A. Persian literature, II, 87
Other title(s)
  • Qurʼan. Selections
  • قرآن.
  • Maqālah al-khāmis fī al-ʻilal wa-al-asbāb.
  • مقالة الخامس في العلل والاسباب.
Alternate title given by Storey
  • Haftād bāb
OCLC
816508627
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