Item Information

Risālah fī al-ʻamal bi'l-asṭurlāb

Dublin Core

Title

Risālah fī al-ʻamal bi'l-asṭurlāb
Treatise concerning the use of the astrolabe

Subject

Astrolabes

Creator

Jazarī, Ḥaydar ibn 'Abd al-Raḥmān
Bukhārī, 'Abd Allāh

Date

22 February 1726 (19 Jumādā II, 1138)

Contributor

ʻAbd Allāh al-Bukhārī (scribe)

Language

ara

Additional Item Metadata

Spatial Coverage

Arab provinces of the Ottoman Empire

Provenance

Gift of George Arthur Plimpton

Citation

unpublished

MODS

Key Date

1726-02-22

Type of Date

ex

Place of Origin

Iraq?

Form/Genre

manuscripts

Physical Description

the treatise is written on laid paper with visible regular chainlines, but the flyleaves are machine-made wove paper
rubrication
diagrams
binding is not contemporary with the textblock

Repository Name

nnc-rb

Shelf Location

Oriental Manuscripts 284

Notes

in this copy the treatise in 10 chapters is followed by a concise commentary
a title is not included into the copy's colophon
the scribe names himself in the dated colophon

references:
Brockelmann S II, p. 1020 s.v. #33
D. A. King, Survey of the Scientific Manuscripts in the Egyptian National Library (Winona Lake, Ind., 1986), p. 162 s.v. G77
original filename: plmptn_080_001

Language of Cataloging

eng

Digital Origin

rd

Collection

Plimpton

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

book

Physical Dimensions

21 x 16 cm

Citation

Jazarī, Ḥaydar ibn 'Abd al-Raḥmān and Bukhārī, 'Abd Allāh, “Risālah fī al-ʻamal bi'l-asṭurlāb,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed December 6, 2021, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/plimpton/item/33.

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