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[Zakhīrah-ʹi Khvārazmshāhī] [manuscript].

Default
Extent:
352 leaves
Creator:
Jurjānī, Ismāʻīl ibn Ḥasan, 1042 or 3-1136 or 7.
Description:

Ms. codex.

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.

Language:
Persian
Medium:
paper, col. ill
Contributor:
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:
text
Format:
Book
Manuscript/Archive
Identifier:
4922215
782973986
Subject:
Medicine, Persian Early works to 1800.
Type:
text
Agg Provider:
University of Pennsylvania Libraries