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LJS 465 - Ibn Luyūn al-Tujībī, Saʻd ibn Aḥmad, 1282 or 1283-1349 or 1350 - [Didactic poem on surveying and measurement of areas (taksīr)]
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Ibn Luyūn al-Tujībī, Saʻd ibn Aḥmad, 1282 or 1283-1349 or 1350.
[Didactic poem on surveying and measurement of areas (taksīr)].
[Spain?], [13--?-14--?]
Physical description:
7 leaves : paper ; 198 x 142 (144 x 95) mm. bound to 202 x 159 mm.
A didactic poem on surveying and measuring areas including triangles, quadrilaterals and circles.
Sold by Sam Fogg Ltd. (London) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, June 2004.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2013.
Mathematics - Early works to 1800.
Geometry - Early works to 1800.
Geometry. - fast - (OCoLC)fst00940864
Mathematics. - fast - (OCoLC)fst01012163
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Arabic - 14th century.
Manuscripts, Arabic - 15th century.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Codices (bound manuscripts).
Early works. - (OCoLC)fst01411636
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Collation: Paper, i (modern paper) + 7 + i (modern paper).
Layout: Written in 21 long lines; ruled in dry point.
Script: Written in small, neat maghribi in brown ink; pointed.
Decoration: Small marginal geometric diagrams (f. 2v-6v); diagram annotations in red ink.
Binding: Later morocco over pasteboard binding with flap (Type II) that is too large for the textblock; blind tooled with a central mandorla and double frame, spine repaired; inscriptions inside front cover; text and tables visible on inside back cover.
Origin: Item is undated, possibly copied in Spain in the 14th or 15th century.
Indexed / Referenced in:
Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), p. 37 (LJS 465).
Cite as:
Upenn LJS 465.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania LJS 465
Vernacular script:
ابن ليون التجيبي، سعد بن احمد، 1282 أو 1283-1349 أو 1350.

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Collection: Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection
Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Arabic
Century: 14th century
Century: 15th century
Date: 1300
Genre: Codices (bound manuscripts)
Genre: Diagrams
Genre: Early works
Genre: Manuscripts, Arabic - 14th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Arabic - 15th century
Subject: Geometry
Subject: Mathematics
Author: Ibn Luyūn al-Tujībī, Saʻd ibn Aḥmad, 1282 or 1283-1349 or 1350
Page material: Paper