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[Books III-V of al-Qānūn fī al-ṭibb]

Author/Creator:
Avicenna, 980-1037.
ابن سينا، 980-1037.
Publication:
[between 1400 and 1499?]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
182 leaves : paper ; 322 x 222 (255 x 164) mm. bound to 322 x 232 mm.
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Standardized Title:
Qānūn fī al-ṭibb. Selections
قانون في الطب. Selections
Other Title:
امراض الجزئية.
امراض التي لا تخص بعضو بعينه.
ادوية المركبة.
Subjects:
Medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine, Arab.
Medicine, Medieval.
Medicine.
Form/Genre:
Manuscripts, Arabic.
Manuscripts, 15th century.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Codices (bound manuscripts)
Treatises.
Early works.
Language:
Arabic.
Summary:
15th-century copy of Books III (al-Amrāḍ al-juzʼīyah, diseases arranged by part of the body), IV (al-Amrāḍ allatī lā takhuṣṣ bi-ʻuḍwin bi-ʻaynih, diseases not specific to particular organs), and V (al-Adwiyah al-murakkabah, compound drugs, ointments, and electuaries) from a 13th-century manuscript of Avicenna's medical encyclopedia. The colophon of the 13th-century manuscript states that it was edited by Muḥammad ibn Abī Shujāʻ ibn Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī al-Kātib. The paper is brittle from oxidation; some repairs have been made.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Collation: Paper, 182; 1-18¹⁰ 19².
Layout: Written in 51 long lines.
Script: Written in naskh in black ink; pointed; headings in slightly larger script.
Decoration: Headings and significant words and phrases in red ink; textblock outlined in ink.
Binding: Brown leather over board with flap (Type II); blind stamped central mandorla with two pendants on the vertical axis; flap has coordinating stamp; plain paper doublure; rebound.
Origin: Probably copied in the 15th century (based on the paper), from a source manuscript dated 9 Ramadan, A.H. 608 (1212 CE, f. 182r).
Local notes:
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Penn Provenance:
Sold by Sam Fogg Ltd. (London) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, Nov. 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 355).
Cited as:
UPenn LJS 355.
Contributor:
Muḥammad ibn Abī Shujāʻ ibn Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī al-Kātib, associated name.
Schoenberg, Lawrence J., former owner.
Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
محمد بن ابي شجاع بن محمد بن علي الكاتب، associated name.
Contains:
Amrāḍ al-juzʼīyah.
Amrāḍ allatī lā takhuṣṣ bi-ʻuḍwin bi-ʻaynih.
Adwiyah al-murakkabah.
امراض الجزئية.
امراض التي لا تخص بعضو بعينه.
ادوية المركبة.
OCLC:
819532887