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

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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 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


Form: Illustration fol. 93a: Title: Dealing with a horse having a hysteria attack Form: Illustration fol. 94a: Title: Riding a horse Form: Illustration fol. 95a: Title: Calming a horse Form: Illustration fol. 96a: Title: Feeding a horse Form: Illustration fol. 97a: Title: A healthy horse Form: Illustration Acquisition

Walters Art Museum, 1931, by Henry Walters bequest

Binding

The binding is original. Green leather (no flap) with a centrally positioned vase with flowers

Bibliography

Türkiye yazmalari toplu kataloğu (The Union Catalogue of Manuscripts in Turkey), Vol. 1. (Ankara: Kütüphaneler Genel Müdürlüğü, 1979), no. 110.

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fol. 83a: Title: A horse with its ears turned back when suffering from an illness called hetk Form: Illustration fol. 84a: Title: A horse with his ears up when suffering from cold Form: Illustration fol. 85a: Title: Stretching a horse's neck when suffering from cold Form: Illustration fol. 86a: Title: A horse with its lowered head after the application of medicine for cramp Form: Illustration fol. 87a: Title: Dealing with a horse suffering from a worm in his stomach Form: Illustration fol. 88a: Title: A horse urinating with his erected penis Form: Illustration fol. 89a: Title: Raising a horse's head after the application of medicine for a sticky and runny nose Form: Illustration fol. 90a: Title: Holding a horse's head upright after the application of medicine for swollen throat and chest Form: Illustration fol. 91a: Title: Healing a horse suffering from flue Form: Illustration fol. 92a: Title: Healing a horse suffering from an illness called sikag

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fol. 72a: Title: Leading a horse with quick steps, then slowing down Form: Illustration fol. 73a: Title: Washing a mare Form: Illustration fol. 74a: Title: Healing a horse suffering from colic with old wine and olive oil Form: Illustration fol. 75a: Title: Removing a leech from a horse’s mouth Form: Illustration fol. 76a: Title: Horse training Form: Illustration fol. 77a: Title: A healthy horse Form: Illustration fol. 78a: Title: Bandaging the head of a horse Form: Illustration fol. 79a: Title: Colt training Form: Illustration fol. 80a: Title: A healthy horse Form: Illustration fol. 81a: Title: A horse with the swelling of the veins on his calves Form: Illustration

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Collation

Catchwords: Written obliquely on versos

Dimensions

15.5 cm wide by 21.5 cm high

Written surface

9.0 cm wide by 15.0 cm high

Layout

Columns: 1 Ruled lines: 15 Framing lines in gold and black

Contents

fols. 1b - 97a: Title: Tuḥfat ül-fārisīn fī aḥvāl-i ḫuyūl il-mucāhidīn Incipit: Text note: Work dedicated to Sultan Abdülmecid (reg. 1255 AH / 1839 CE -- 1277 AH / 1861 CE) (fol. 3b, line 6); main text preceded by a detailed table of contents (fols. 1b-3a); text ends on fol. 67a Hand note: Written in ruqʿah script with rubricated text for Arabic quotations Decoration note: Thirty illustrations; decorated headpiece on fol. 3b; framing lines in gold and black

Decoration

fol. 3b: Title: Illuminated incipit Form: Incipit Label: This illuminated incipit page has an unusually designed headpiece comprised of a star and crescent with flags, two trumpets, and a drum. fol. 69a: Title: Washing a mare Form: Illustration fol. 70a: Title: Riding a horse in training Form: Illustration fol. 71a: Title: Riding a horse in training Form: Illustration

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Shelf mark

Walters Art Museum Ms. W.661

Descriptive Title

Book on horses

Text title

Tuḥfat ül-fārisīn fī aḥvāl-i ḫuyūl il-mucāhidīn Vernacular:

Author

As-written name: Aḥmed ʿAṭā Ṭayyārzāde Name, in vernacular:

Abstract

This is an illustrated Ottoman copy of a Turkish work on the training and care of warhorses (Tuḥfat ül-fārisīn fī aḥvāli ḫuyūl il-mucāhidīn) by Aḥmed ʿAṭā Ṭayyārzāde (d. 1294 AH / 1877 CE). The text was written in ruq`ah script by Şaker Muhammed in 1271 AH / 1854-5 CE. The main text is preceded by a detailed table of contents (fols. 1b-3a), and on fol. 3b it states that the work was dedicated to Sultan Abdülmecid (reg. 1255 AH / 1839 CE -- 1277 AH / 1861 CE). There are thirty illustrations of horses at the end of the manuscript.

Date

[12]71 AH / 1854-5 CE

Origin

Turkey

Scribe

As-written name: Şaker Muhammed Name, in vernacular:

Form

Book

Genre

Scientific

Language

The primary language in this manuscript is Turkish, Ottoman (1500-1928). The secondary language of this manuscript is Arabic.

Support material

Paper Buff European wove paper

Extent

Foliation: i+97+i Original pagination in Hindu-Arabic numerals from 1-134

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This document is a digital facsimile of 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 Walters Ms. W.661, Book on horses Title: Tuḥfat ül-fārisīn fī aḥvāl-i ḫuyūl il-mucāhidīn

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


Book on horses, Walters Art Museum MS. W.661