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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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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.
Language(s):
Arabic.
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.
Provenance:
Ownership notes and seals, 15th century through 19th century.
Sold by Sam Fogg Ltd. (London), Dec. 1998, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.
Gift of Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg, 2016.
Related names:
Schoenberg, Lawrence J., former owner.
Subject:
Euclid. Elements.
Geometry - Early works to 1800.
Mathematics, Greek.
Form / Genre:
Codices.
Annotations.
Commentaries.
Diagrams.
Manuscripts, Arabic - 15th century.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
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).
Indexed / Referenced in:
Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), p. 37 (LJS 286).
Cite as:
UPenn LJS 286.
Manuscript location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania LJS 286

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Collection: Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection
Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Arabic
Century: 15th century
Date: 1485
Genre: Annotations
Genre: Codices
Genre: Commentaries
Genre: Diagrams
Genre: Manuscripts, Arabic - 15th century
Subject: Euclid
Subject: Geometry
Subject: Mathematics, Greek
Author: Ṭūsī, Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1201-1274
Related names: Schoenberg, Lawrence J., former owner
Page material: Paper