[Zakhīrah-ʹi Khvārazmshāhī] [manuscript].
- 352 leaves
- Jurjānī, Ismāʻīl ibn Ḥasan, 1042 or 3-1136 or 7.
Medical encyclopedia in 9 books, with discussions of physiology, anatomy, pathology, diagnosis, fevers, specific diseases, surgery, fractures, poisons, and antidotes. Includes indexes, although some leaves are missing. Most leaves re-margined with pink paper; a few leaves have original margins and extensive marginal notes or commentary (f. 255v-261r).
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, ii + 352 + ii; [1-352]; modern foliation in pencil, upper left recto. Catchwords added after re-margination, lower left verso.
Layout: Written in 33 long lines; ruled in blind.
Script: Written in naskh script, with 14 replacement folios written in a second contemporary hand.
Decoration: Illuminated shamsa with erased inscription (f. 125r), miniature of a couple sitting under a tree(f. 214v), and chapter headings (f. 62v, 125v); text block outlined in red; rubrics in red.
Binding: 18th-century blind-stamped leather remnants laid down on morocco.
Origin: Written in Persia in the 14th century.
- paper, col. ill
- Qutb al-Dīn Muhammad,Shah of Khorezm,1097-1127,dedicatee.
Stanitz, John D.,former owner.
Schoenberg, Lawrence J.,former owner.
Hagop Kevorkian Fund,former owner.
- Edm Type:
- Medicine, Persian Early works to 1800.
- Agg Provider:
- University of Pennsylvania Libraries