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NOTE: The pages in this book are ordered from right to left. This means that to view the pages in order, you should go the last page of the document and read what would be from “back-to-front� for a Western manuscript.

This document is a digital facsimile of selections from a manuscript belonging to the Walters Art Museum, in Baltimore, Maryland, in the United States. It is one of a number of manuscripts that have been digitized as part of a project generously funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, and by an anonymous donor to the Walters Art Museum. More details about the manuscripts at the Walters can be found by visiting The Walters Art Museum's website www.thewalters.org. For further information about this book, and online resources for Walters manuscripts, please contact us through the Walters Website by email, and ask for your message to be directed to the Department of Manuscripts.


The Walters Art Museum 600 N. Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201 http://www.thewalters.org/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/legalcode Published 2009


Provenance

Catch-title and former Khvārazmshāhī 2029

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Ownership statement (min kutub) and seal: ʿAlī (fol. 1a) Acquisition

Walters Art Museum, 1931, by Henry Walters bequest

Binding

The binding is original. Red leather (with flap); central ovals and cornerpieces; central motif has an inner element shaped in the form of a diamond; doublures of light brown leather decorated with filigree work, central ovals, and cornerpieces

Bibliography

Richard, Francis. Catalogue des manuscrits persans. (Paris: Bibliothèque nationale, 1989), nos. 146(II), 149, 156. Gacek, Adam. Persian Manuscripts in the Libraries of McGill University: Brief Union Catalogue. (Montreal: McGill University Libraries, 2005), no. 337.

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Transliteration: tamām shud qarābaẕīn az Kitāb-i Ẕakhīrah /1/ bi-ʿawn Allāh wa-ḥusn tawfīqih wa-faragha min taḥrīrih waqt al-ḍuḥá yawm al-ithnayn /2/ thānī waʿishrūn shahr Rabīʿ al-thānī sanat tisʿ wa-thamānīn wathamānmi<ʾ>ah /3/ al-hilālīyah ʿalá yad al-faqīr al-ḍaʿīf almuḥtāj ilá /4/ raḥmat Allāh Malik [?] al-Ṣamad Muḥammad bn Maʿrūf bn Muḥammad al-Zarīr [?] /5/ al-Kāzarūnī almaysūm [sic] bi-Shīrānī aṣlaḥa Allāh aḥwālahu /6/ raḥmati Allāh taʿālá ḥāṣil bāẕ kih /7/ kātib rā bi-fātiḥat al-Kitāb /8/ va sūrat al-Ikhlāṣ /9/ va daʿā… [?] /10/ yāẕ āvarad /11/ alsalam[?] /12/ m (= tamma) /13/ Support material

Paper Creamy, thin paper

Extent

Foliation: 705

Collation

Catchwords: Written on versos

Dimensions

18.5 cm wide by 30.5 cm high

Written surface

11.5 cm wide by 20.0 cm high

Layout

Columns: 1 Ruled lines: 29

Contents

fols. 2b - 705a: Title: Ẕakhīrah-i Khvārazmshāhī Incipit: Text note: Consists of nine books (kitāb) and two appendices (guftār) on simple drugs (adviyah mufradah, fol. 610b) and compound remedies (qarābāẕīn, fol. 645b) Hand note: Written in small black naskh script with rubricated chapter headings and keywords; inscription in the double-page illuminated incipit in thuluth script Decoration note: Double-page illuminated incipit; gilt frame

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Shelf mark

Walters Art Museum Ms. W.595

Descriptive Title

Compendium of medicine

Text title

Ẕakhīrah-i Khvārazmshāhī Vernacular: Note: Title inscribed on fols. 2a and 3a (line 1), as well as at the end of Book 3 (fol. 200b), Book 5 (fol. 277b), Book 6 (fol. 543a), Book 7 (fol. 580b), Book 8 (fol. 591b), and Book 9 (fol. 608b); work dedicated to Quṭb al-Dīn Muḥammad Khvārazmshāh

Author

As-written name: Zayn al-Dīn Ismāʿil ibn Ḥasan al-Jurjānī Supplied name: Zayn al-Dīn al-Jurjānī (d. 531 AH / 1136 CE) Name, in vernacular: Note: Author name supplied by cataloger

Abstract

This manuscript is a compendium/encyclopedia of medicine entitled Ẕakhīrah-i Khvārazmshāhī, composed by Zayn alDīn al-Jurjānī (d. 531 AH / 1136 CE). It was copied by Muḥammad ibn Maʿrūf ibn Maḥammad al-Zarīr [?] alKāzarūnī Shīrānī in 889 AH / 1484 CE. The text opens with a double-page illuminated incipit with verses alluding to the title of the work.

Date

22 Rabīʿ II 889 AH / 1484 CE

Origin

Iran

Scribe

As-written name: Muḥammad ibn Maʿrūf ibn Maḥammad alZarīr [?] al-Kāzarūnī Shīrānī Name, in vernacular:

Form

Book

Genre

Scientific -- Medical

Language

The primary language in this manuscript is Persian.

Colophon

705a:

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This document is a digital facsimile of selections from a manuscript belonging to the Walters Art Museum, in Baltimore, Maryland, in the United States. It is one of a number of manuscripts that have been digitized as part of a project generously funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, and by an anonymous donor to the Walters Art Museum. More details about the manuscripts at the Walters can be found by visiting The Walters Art Museum's website www.thewalters.org. For further information about this book, and online resources for Walters manuscripts, please contact us through the Walters Website by email, and ask for your message to be directed to the Department of Manuscripts.


A digital facsimile of selections fromWalters Ms. W.595, Compendium of medicine Title: Ẕakhīrah-i Khvārazmshāhī

Published by: The Walters Art Museum 600 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21201 http://www.thewalters.org/

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/legalcode Published 2011


Compendium of Medicine, Walters Art Museum MS. W.595