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LJS 400 - Qūshjī, ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad, -1474 or 1475 - [Sharḥ-i Zīj Gūrgānī]
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03318ctm a2200577Ia 4500
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9950812453503681
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20191003131614.0
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110916q14931494paua 000 0 per d
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__|a  (OCoLC)ocn752938396
__|a  (OCoLC)752938396
__|a  (PU)5081245-penndb-Voyager
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__|a  PU |e  amremm |c  PAULM |d  PAULM
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__|a  PAUM
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__|a  ocn122691512
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_9|a  LJS 400
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1_|a  Qūshjī, ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad, |d  -1474 or 1475.
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10|a  [Sharḥ-i Zīj Gūrgānī] |h  [manuscript].
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__|a  [Iran], |c  A.H. 899 (1493-1494)
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__|a  409 leaves : |b  paper ; |c  177 x 128 (111 x 72) mm. bound to 177 x 138 mm.
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__|a  Ms. codex.
__|a  Title supplied by cataloger.
__|a  Collation: Paper, 409 + i; 41 gatherings, alternating between 8 and 12 leaves, with 1 extra leaf added to the last gathering; [1-409], modern foliation in pencil, upper left recto. Catchwords on each leaf, lower left verso.
__|a  Layout: Written in 15 long lines.
__|a  Script: Written in a naskh script.
__|a  Decoration: Numerous diagrams in red ink; selected words and phrases in red.
__|a  Binding: Contemporary morocco with flap, blind-stamped medallions on covers and flap.
__|a  Origin: Written in Persia, now Iran, in A.H. 899 (1493-1494, colophon, f. 409r).
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4_|a  Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), |c  p. 76-77 (LJS 400).
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__|a  Commentary on the Zīj Gūrgānī, also known as the Zīj-i jadīd-i Sultānī, which comprised tables of calendar calculations, trigonometry, planets, and stars compiled from observations made at the observatory in Samarqand, completed in 1447. The tables themselves are not included.
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__|a  UPenn LJS 400.
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0_|a  Third chief astronomer of the observatory in Samarqand.
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__|a  Persian.
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1_|a  Sold by Sam Fogg Ltd. (London) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, Dec. 2000.
1_|a  Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.
1_|a  Gift of Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg, 2016.
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__|a  Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
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00|a  Ulugh Beg, |d  1394-1449. |t  Zīj-i jadīd-i Sultānī.
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_0|a  Astronomy |v  Early works to 1800.
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_7|a  Codices. |2  aat
_7|a  Commentaries. |2  aat
_7|a  Diagrams. |2  aat
_0|a  Manuscripts, Persian |y  15th century.
_0|a  Manuscripts, Renaissance.
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1_|a  Schoenberg, Lawrence J., |e  former owner.
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__|b  Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts |a  University of Pennsylvania |e  3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206. |j  LJS 400
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41|z  Video orientation |u  http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017.12/1338712
42|3  The Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative Fund Home Page |u  http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017.12/366278
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__|a  C0 |b  PAULM
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__|a  hinge-right
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__|a  DLA |b  20111128

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Collection: Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection
Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Persian
Century: 15th century
Date: 1493
Genre: Codices
Genre: Commentaries
Genre: Diagrams
Genre: Manuscripts, Persian - 15th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Renaissance
Subject: Astronomy
Subject: Ulugh Beg, 1394-1449
Author: Qūshjī, ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad, -1474 or 1475
Related names: Schoenberg, Lawrence J., former owner
Page material: Paper