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[Fragments from Books III-V of Qānūn fī al-ṭibb].

Author/Creator:
Avicenna, 980-1037.
ابن سينا, 980-1037.
Publication:
[12--?]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
71 leaves : paper ; 249 x 160 mm, mounted on modern paper 323 x 198 mm.
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Standardized Title:
Qānūn fī al-ṭibb. Selections
قانون في الطب. Selections
Subjects:
Medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine, Arab.
Medicine, Medieval.
Medicine.
Form/Genre:
Manuscripts, Arabic -- 13th century.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Gatherings (gathered matter components)
Fragments (object portions)
Treatises.
Stamps (Provenance)
Early works.
Language:
Arabic.
Summary:
Sections from Books III (al-Amrāḍ al-juzʼīyah, diseases arranged by part of the body), IV (al-Amrāḍ allatī lā takhuṣṣu ʻuḍwan bi-ʻaynih, diseases not specific to particular organs), and V (al-Adwiyah al-murakkabah, compound drugs, ointments, and electuaries) of Avicenna's medical encyclopedia. Many marginal notes trimmed; some later marginal notes run from the manuscript leaves onto their modern paper frames.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, 71; [1-27, 28a, 29a, 30-71], modern foliation in pencil, upper center; earlier foliation in ink suggests the original manuscript was at least 251 leaves.
Layout: Written in 40-41 long lines.
Script: Written in naskh in brown ink; unpointed, unvocalized; marginal notes in black or purple ink; pointed.
Decoration: Chapter titles, headings, and significant words or phrases in red ink.
Origin: Item is undated; possibly written in the 13th century.
Local notes:
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by Muḥammad ʻAbduh (ownership stamp, possibly of Iranian or Turkish origin, f. 22r, 26r).
Sold by Sam Fogg Ltd. (London) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, Aug. 1999.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.
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. 81 (LJS 322).
Cited as:
UPenn Oversize LJS 322.
Contributor:
ʻAbduh, Muḥammad, former owner.
Schoenberg, Lawrence J., former owner.
Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
عبده، محمد، former owner.
OCLC:
819424620