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LJS 286 - Ṭūsī, Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1201-1274 - Tadhkirah uṣūl handasah al-ḥisāb li-Uqlīdis
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Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection: LJS 286 - Ṭūsī, Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1201-1274 - Tadhkirah uṣūl handasah al-ḥisāb li-Uqlīdis
Author:
Ṭūsī, Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1201-1274.
Title:
Tadhkirah uṣūl handasah al-ḥisāb li-Uqlīdis [manuscript].
Origin:
[Persia], A.H. 890 (1485)
Physical description:
213 leaves : paper, col. ill. ; 170 x 87 (114 x 48) mm. bound to 180 x 111 mm.
Summary:
15th-century manuscript of 13th-century Arabic commentary on Euclid's Elements, with numerous diagrams in and marginal annotations around the text and additional commentary on leaves following the text.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, i (modern paper) + 213 + i (modern paper); [1-213] ; modern foliation in pencil, upper left recto.
Layout: Written in 18 long lines.
Script: Written in naskh script with diacritics in red.
Decoration: Small geometric diagrams in red ink with black letters or black ink with red letters throughout.
Binding: Modern morocco, blind-stamped with gilt-stamped spine; spine title Tahrir al-Iqlidis, Euclidis elementa geometrica, 1458.
Origin: Written in Persia, dated Rabi I A.H. 890 (April 1485).
Cite as:
UPenn LJS 286.
Manuscript location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania LJS 286
 
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