Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 397 (V.2.17)
Title: Logica
Date of Creation: Between 1299 and 1399
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Muhammad ibn Muhammad, (Zain Al-Din Abu Hamid), Al Ghazzali, (Hujjat Al Islam), Logica.
Muhammad ibn Muhammad (Al-Ghazzali's) Logic:
Begins (1, 1 recto col. a, lines 1, 2): I [blue initial with red ornament and gestures] Nquit abuhamid in... [blank space] | algazelin. Grates sunt deo qui nos
Ends (2, 4 recto col. b, lines 39, 40): cere de logica. | Explicit logica algazelis.
Remarks: Muhammad ibn Muhammad (Al Ghazzali) was an Arab philosopher who lived 1068-1111 A.D.
This work was apparently first published by Dominicus Gundislavus at Venice in 1506: Logica et Philosophia Algazelis Arabis. Impensis Petri Liechtenstyn Coloniensis [Brit. Mus. 520. d. 28 (1)].
The last Edition is: Al-Gazzali Makas'id al-Falasifat. Leiden, 1888 [Brit. Mus. 14540. a.]
[Formerly R.3.9; R.3.26]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 12 x 9, ff. 13, originally ff. 14, well written with many contractions, in double cols. of 46 lines, each 8 3/4 x 2 3/8, ruled and margined with brown crayon, no signatures, catchwords or foliation, blue and red illuminated initials with gestures of the opposite colour, red and blue, paragraph marks, no marginalia, clean, well preserved, fol. sec. et permutatione. Cent. XIV.
Binding: Millboards, covered grained Russia, brown (probably faded from crimson), gilt-tooled edges, sides (lines) and panelled back, Dr. Wm. Hunter's crest in the lowest panel (a Hunter's Horn), title, vertical (gilt), on green morocco shield: AL GAZELIS | LOGICA. | M.S. 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. 316.]
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), pp 316-317.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: al-Ghazzali 1058-1111
Zain al-Din Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Ghazzali.
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