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Tehran, Kitābkhāna-yi Majlis-i shurā-yi Islāmi, 191

[Black and white microfilm scans of the body text.]

Single work: Arabic. Date:

completed in late Rabīʿ al-awwal 1284/late July 1867 (124v).

Or.:

Mashhad, Iran; copied by ʿAlī Akbar (1v, 124v).

Prov.:

seals of the Majlis Library (1v, 124v).

Cod.:

paper, 124 ff. (foliated with Hindu-Arabic numerals on the top of verso folios; catchwords). A single small and very readable naskh hand. Fully dotted ductus; no vowels, occasional shaddas and frequent hamzas. Dimensions: 290×160 mm; 33 lines per page.

Cont.:

astrology. — Index : Ptolemaica (1v-124v). Blank: none.

Lit.:

Yūsuf Iʿtiṣāmī, Fihrist-i Kitābkhāna-i Majlis-i Shūrā-yi Millī, vol. II: Kutub-i khaṭṭī-i 1-788, Tehran: Majlis-i Shūrā-yi Millī, 1933 (1311 H.S.), p. 105 (reprint: vol. II, p. 1099); FankhāMuṣṭafā Dirāyatī, Fihristgān-i nuskhahā-yi khaṭṭī-yi Īrān (Fankhā)‎, 45 vols, Tehran: Library, Museum and Documentation Center of The Islamic Consultative Assembly, 20 2011, vol. VIII, p. 974 (no. 26); Majlis Library online catalogue: https://dlib.ical.ir/site/catalogue/1033446 [accessed 27 November 2020].

1v‑124v

\1v\ ⟨…⟩ قال أبو الحسن علي بن رضوان بن علي بن جعفر المطبب: قصدنا أن نشرح أقاويل الحكيم بطلميوس في صناعة القضايا النجوم على الحوادث. فنقول: إن القضايا النجوم على الحوادث صناعة ينبئ عن مبادئ صادقة بالمكونات المزمعة وذلك أن مبادئها الصادقة هي أشياء تبين بعضها في العلم الطبيعي وبعضها في العلم التعالمي — \124v\ ⟨…⟩ فهذه أشياء قد شرحتها لك فانعم النظر فيها وتأملها والله يهدي من صراط مستقيم.

= ʿAlī ibn Riḍwān‎‎, Abū l-Ḥasan ibn ʿAlī al-Miṣrī, Tafsīr al-Maqālāt al-arbaʿ fī l-qaḍāʾ bi-l-nujūm ʿalā l-ḥawādith (C.2.1050). — Title: Šarḥ Čahār maqāla Baṭlamiyus (front cover). — Additional titles: Tafsīr Abī l-Ḥasan ʿAlī b. Riḍwān b. Jaʿfar al-muṭabbib li-Kitāb al-Arbaʿa Baṭlamiyūs al-Qalūdī fī l-qaḍāʾ bi-l-nujūm ʿalā l-ḥawādith (124v). — Index: I.1 (=I), 1v-14r; I.2 (=II), 14r-26v; I.3 (=III), 26v-36r; II.1 (=IV), 36r-46r; II.2 (=V), 46r-57v; II.3 (=VI), 57v-66r; III.1 (=VII), 66r-76r; III.2 (=VIII), 76r-86v; III.3 (=IX), 86v-99r; IV.1 (=X), 99r-108v; IV.2 (=XI), 108v-119r; IV.3 (=XII), 119r-124v. — Dated scribal colophon. No marginal corrections, except few additions in margin. The manuscript contains no tables and no diagrams describing horoscopes. No glosses.