Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 133 (T.6.15)
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakarya'l Razi, Treatise on Smallpox and Measles. [Arabic.] (Autograph translation by Salomon Negri.)
Contents:
1. Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakarya's Treatise in Latin (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. 121.).
2. The Arabic Text of the Work.
Remarks: For Salomon Negri, the translator (and writer) of this MS., see S.2.7 and T.2.2.
For a fuller 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. 121.
This treatise has been translated into English by W.A. Greenhill, London, 1848.
[Formerly R.7.17; Q.7.114]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 x 6, ff. 102, well written in single cols. (in Arabic) of 10 lines, each 6 x 3, margins folded, not ruled, rubrics, few marginalia.
Binding: Original, millboards, covered mottled calf, gilt-tooled on the sides (lines), edges (zig-zag), panelled back, title (impress only): MUHAMED | DE | VARIOLIS | MS
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Treatise
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 469-470.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Rhazes 894-925
Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya ibn al-Razi.
translator: 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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