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LJS 392 - Nīsābūrī, Niẓām al-Dīn al-Ḥasan ibn Muḥammad, -1328 or 1329 - [Tafsīr al-Taḥrīr]
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Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection: LJS 392 - Nīsābūrī, Niẓām al-Dīn al-Ḥasan ibn Muḥammad, -1328 or 1329 - [Tafsīr al-Taḥrīr]
Author:
Nīsābūrī, Niẓām al-Dīn al-Ḥasan ibn Muḥammad, -1328 or 1329.
Title:
[Tafsīr al-Taḥrīr].
Origin:
[Iran?], A.H. 813 (1411)
Physical description:
213 leaves : paper ; 264 x 166 (166 x 95) mm bound to 264 x 180 mm
Summary:
Niẓām al-Dīn al-Nīsābūrī's commentary on Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī's recension of Ptolemy's Almagest. A leaf is likely missing after the first leaf.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Collation: Paper, 213 + i. Catchwords on each leaf, lower left verso.
Layout: Written in 29 long lines.
Script: Written in a naskh script by Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Ḥasan (colophon, f. 213r).
Decoration: Large astronomical diagram in black ink on iridescent ground (f. 156r); numerous small astronomical diagrams and a few tables (f. 18v-19v) in red ink, some diagrams with additions in gold; a few rubrications in gold, though they end close to the beginning of the text, and blank spaces have been left; overlining in red.
Binding: Dark brown leather over pasteboard with flap (Type II); blind-stamped mandorla on covers and flap; plain paper doublure.
Origin: Possibly written in Persia, now Iran, dated 13 Dhū al-Qaʻdah, A.H. 813 (18 March 1411, colophon, f. 213r).
Several effaced owner's stamps (f. 1r).
Cite as:
UPenn LJS 392.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania LJS 392
Vernacular script:
نيسابوري، نظام الدين الحسن بن محمد، -1328 أو 1329.
[تفسير التحرير].
طوسي، نصير الدين محمد بن محمد، 1201-1274. تحرير المجسطي.
محمد بن الحسين الحسن، active 1411, scribe.
سطرابي، ياسين بن عبد الوهاب، former owner.
 
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