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LJS 49 - Manṣūr ibn Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 14th cent - Rawḍat al-adhhān fī maʻrifat tashrīḥ badan al-insān
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Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection: LJS 49 - Manṣūr ibn Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 14th cent - Rawḍat al-adhhān fī maʻrifat tashrīḥ badan al-insān    Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection: LJS 49 - Manṣūr ibn Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 14th cent - Rawḍat al-adhhān fī maʻrifat tashrīḥ badan al-insān
Author:
Manṣūr ibn Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 14th cent.
Title:
Rawḍat al-adhhān fī maʻrifat tashrīḥ badan al-insān [manuscript].
Tashrīḥ-i Manṣūrī
Origin:
[Persia], A.H. 813 (1411)
Physical description:
30 leaves : paper, col. ill. ; 250 x 168 (184 x 105) mm. bound to 257 x 185 mm.
Summary:
Later copy, probably in the hand of the author, of an anatomy treatise originally written in 1396, with chapters on bones, nerves, veins, arteries and muscles, and complex organs. Some marginal notes.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Collation: Paper, i (later endleaf) + 30 + i (later endleaf).
Layout: Written in 20 long lines.
Script: Written in naskh script, probably by the author.
Decoration: Full-page anatomical diagrams of bones (f. 10r) and nerves (f. 15v); full-page color anatomical diagrams of veins (f. 19v), arteries (f. 21v), and complex organs including uterus with fetus (f. 30r); geometric diagrams in red ink (f. 6r, 6v); small diagram sketched in ink in margin (f. 5v); some words in red throughout.
Binding: Later morocco.
Origin: Written in Persia in A.H. 813 (1411; colophon, f. 29).
Cite as:
UPenn LJS 49.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania LJS 49
 
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