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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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Author:
Ibn Luyūn al-Tujībī, Saʻd ibn Aḥmad, 1282 or 1283-1349 or 1350.
Title:
[Didactic poem on surveying and measurement of areas (taksīr)].
Origin:
[Spain?], [13--?-14--?]
Physical description:
7 leaves : paper ; 198 x 142 (144 x 95) mm. bound to 202 x 159 mm.
Language(s):
Arabic.
Summary:
A didactic poem on surveying and measuring areas including triangles, quadrilaterals and circles.
Provenance:
Sold by Sam Fogg Ltd. (London) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, June 2004.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2013.
Subject:
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).
Diagrams.
Treatises.
Early works. - (OCoLC)fst01411636
Notes:
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