Franklin

[Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah] [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Jighmīnī, Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad, d. 1221?
Publication:
[Iran], A.H. 786 (1384)
Format/Description:
Manuscript
19 leaves : paper ; 168 x 98 (130 x 65) mm. bound to 168 x 105 mm.
Subjects:
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Diagrams.
Manuscripts, Arabic -- 14th century.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Language:
Arabic.
Summary:
Astronomical textbook whose title translates as Epitome (or Quintessence) of astronomy.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Collation: Paper, i + 19 + ii.
Layout: Written in 21 long lines.
Script: Written in nastaʻlīq script.
Decoration: 4 diagrams in red ink (f. 3v-5r), 1 diagram in black ink (f. 18r); selected words and phrases in red ink.
Binding: Morocco.
Origin: Written in Persia, now Iran, dated A.H. 29 Rabīʻ I, 786 (21 May 1384, colophon, f. 19v).
Local notes:
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by Mohammed b' al-Dawlah, A.H. 1246 (1830-1831, Qajar seal imprint, f. 1r, 19v).
Sold by Sam Fogg Ltd., cat. 22 (July 2000), no. 60, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.
Gift of Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg, 2016.
Cited in:
Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), p. 55 (LJS 388).
Cited as:
UPenn LJS 388.
Contributor:
Dawlah, Mohammed, former owner.
Schoenberg, Lawrence J., former owner.
OCLC:
752209716
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