Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 393 (V.2.13)
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Salomonis Negri, Vita Aescvlapii.
Salomonis Negri, Vita Gabrielis Filii Bachtishvae.
Salomonis Negri, Medicorvm Orientalivm Nomina.
On i, 2 recto Dr. Young has given a list of the contents: Aesculapius 1 | Gabriel 25 | Medici Alexandrini 65 | Arabis | Syri | Interpretes 67 | Iracenses 68 | in Persia 71 | ex India 72 | In Africa | in Aegypto 75 | in Syria 77 | p. 79. 42. Rashid Eddin Ben Cholaife. Patruelis Abi Osbeia, Authoris huius libri.
Salomon Negri, (Sulaiman Alsadi), of Damascus, a priest of the Greek Church and an interpreter, died 1729. This MS. (like T.6.15) is in his writing. See J. Freind, Opera Omnia, London, 1733.
Jibrail Ibn Bakhtishu, Physician to Harun el-Rashid, died A.D. 828. See Hirsch, Biog. Lex. I. 165.
Traces of pounce still remain.
[Formerly R.3.11; R.3.28]
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 11 3/4 x 7, ff. 40, not ruled, margins marked by folding on the inner half of each page, in single cols. of about 31 lines, each about 10 x 3, no signatures, catchwords each verso, pagination on rectos, modern, pencil, marginalia, same hand. Early Cent. XVIII.
Binding: Original, stout pasteboards, quarter calf, marbled-paper sides. Early Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 313.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 313.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Solomon Negri 1665-1727
Arabic scholar and translator. Sulayman al-Aswad al-Dimashqi, or Solomon Negri as he was known to the West, was born in Damascus into an Arabophone, Orthodox family …
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