Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 121 (T.6.3)
Date of Creation: Between 1338 and 1340
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Unknown Author, Treatise on the Members.
'Ali ibn Abi'l Hazmi'l Kurashi, (Ibnu'l Nafis), Kitabu'l Mujiz.
Ibn Sina (i.e. Avicenna), Tractatus de Urina.
Unknown Author, Treatise on Compounds.
The fly-leaves are much written over with verses, traditions, references to the text, etc, in Arabic, Persian and Turkish. Attached to the front fly-leaves is a slip of paper inscribed in an early XVIII. Cent. French hand: Compendium Medicinę Autore Abi'l Hasan Ali | Ben Abi'l Dgizem Corashita . in quatuor partes dividitur, sive Fen.
Impressions of octagonal seals, in ink, occur on the second free fly-leaf and verso of f. 4, and of oval on the latter.
For other copies cf. U.8.22, T.7.3, and Brit. Mus. Suppl. Cat. 805-6.
[Formerly S.7.2; S.7.94]
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8¼ x 4½, ff. 133, written in a minute, clear hand, in single cols. of 21 lines, each 6 x 2 7/8, rubrics and rubricated letters, etc., partial, late, foliation, pencilled in Arabic (1-126), marginalia, the outermost sheet of the second quire (i.e. its first and last folios) are a later replacement, the first three folios are mounted. (740 A.H., 1339-40 A.D.)
Binding: Millboards, covered black morocco, stamped with floral devices in the centre of each board and on the flap
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Document
Archival History: Provenance: Sold as Lot 3562 in the sale of Joseph Letherland's library, 1765. Purchased by William Hunter for £0.10.6 according to the British Library copy of the Letherland sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 6 (2).
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. 465.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Avicenna 980-1037
Abu Ali Al Husayn Ibn Abd Allah ibn Sina.
author: Ali ibn Abi'l Hazni al-Kurashi Ibn al-Nafi
provenance: Joseph Letherland 1699-1764
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