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Mawālīd al-rijāl wa-al-nisāʼ / Abū Maʻshar al-Balkhī. = مواليد الرجال والنساء / ابو معشر البلخي.

Author/Creator:
Abū Maʻshar, -886.
Abū Maʻshar, -886
Standardized Title:
Mawālīd al-rijāl wa-al-nisāʼ
مواليد الرجال والنساء
Other Title:
Hādhā kitāb ṭāliʻ al-mawālīd [sic] al-rijāl wa-al-nisā
Mawalid ar-rijal wa an-nisaʼ / Abu Maʼshar
هذا كتاب طالع المواليد [كذا] الرجال والنسا
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 volume (70 leaves) : paper ; 222 x 164 mm.
Subjects:
Astrology, Arab.
Astrology.
Horoscopes.
Divination.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Arabic -- 19th century.
Language:
Arabic.
Summary:
Manual on natal astrology and horoscopes, with minor marginalia in the main text (f. 1-57) and notes at the end of the volume on different paper added at a later date (f. 58-70).
Notes:
Ms. codex
Title from text (f. 57v); author attribution from later note (f. 58r).
Foliation: Paper, ii (20th century) + 70 + ii (20th century); [1-70], modern foliation in pencil, upper left recto.
Layout: Written in 13 long lines (f. 1-57).
Script: Written by multiple hands.
Decoration: Significant words or phrases in red ink; magic symbols (for example, f. 37r, 39v, 44v, 57v, 58r).
Binding: Modern leather with gilt spine title, Type 3.
Origin: Main text (f. 1r-57v) written in A.H. 1241 (1825 or 1826, f. 57v); note among later additions dated A.H. 1268 (1851 or 1852, f. 66v).
Water damage with staining at most edges and some smudging of text; oxidation or worm damage on final leaves (f. 68-70); text at inner margin of first leaf obscured by a repair (f. 1r-1v).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1745.
OCLC:
938711554
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