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ʻAlī Jaʻfar Rūmī; Ṭūsī, Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad (1201-1274)
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Culture
Persian
Title
ʻAlī Jaʻfar Rūmī; Ṭūsī, Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad (1201-1274)
Work Type
Glazed, light brown laid paper
Date
16--?
Period
17th Century
Measurements
13 cm x 21.5 cm
Repository
New Haven, CT: Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library, Yale University
Accession Number
Manuscript Persian 13
ID Number
DMA16xx
Notes
Also known as Risālah-i bīst bāb dar maʻrifat-i asṭurlāb. Copied ca. 11 cent. H./17 cent. CE. in midium size taʻlīq. The 15 folios measure 13x21.5 cm; the written surface measuring 10x19 cm. is ruled with red lines; 21 lines per page; marginalia; red catchwords and headings on bottom of page; simple drawings; laid paper is light brown and glazed; the leather binding without flap is blind stamped. Ref. GAL I, 512 #48. Provenance: Cushing Persian Ms. 13/2. With: Dar Aʻmāl-i asṭurlāb / by ʻAlī Jaʻfar Rūmī; also known as Az ṣanāyiʻ asụrlāb, or Fī ṣināʻat asṭrulāb; written or copied ca. XI cent. H./XVII cent. CE. in medium size nastaʻlīq. Incipit: سپاس وستائش مر صانع قديم وقادر حكيم راكه. Followed by various anonymous and fragmentary materials. Based on notes made by E. Savage-Smith in March 1988 these are: fols. 29v-30v Faṣl on astrology (Falak al-burūj); fols. 31r-47r: 3 faṣls on the constellations, illustrated with star systems in the form of animasls, mostly in blue; fols. 48v-50v: magical and divinatory chapter (ʻIlm al-ḥurūf) and a poem attributed to Rūmī; fols. 51r-66v: a treatise on geomancy (raml) attributed to Daniel (Cf. Ullmann
Geography
Iran
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