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al-Kitābān al-rābiʻ wa-al-khāmis min al-Qānūn fī al-ṭibb : manuscript / Ibn Sīnā.

al-Kitābān al-rābiʻ wa-al-khāmis min al-Qānūn fī al-ṭibb : manuscript / Ibn Sīnā.

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Qānūn fī al-ṭibb. Selections
Creator: Avicenna, 980-1037. ابن سينا، 980-1037.
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Date: 19th century.
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Incipit: "Bismillāh al-Raḥmān al-Raḥīm. Fī al-amrāḍ allatī lā takhtaṣṣu bi-ʻuḍw dūna ʻuḍw. al-Kitāb al-rābiʻ min al-Qānūn. Kalām kullī fī al-ḥummīyāt wa-huwa sabʻat funūn ..."
Secundo folio: al-ḥammāmāt fa-yuḥammī judrānah.
16.5 x 30.5 cm; written surface: 12.5 x 22.5 cm; 29 lines per page.
Binding: In modern dark brown leather binding with flap; spine and flap embossed with central medallions; covers embossed corner decorations.
In good medium naskh script, in black ink on white paper; headings and keywords in red; text within frames in red, blue and gold; many wormholes, mostly on the margins; some corrections and notes on the margins; catchwords.
On folio 1a: "al-Kitāb al-rābiʻ min al-Qānūn lil-Shaykh al-Raʼīs Abī ʻAlī ibn Sīnā, raḥimahu Allāh, wa-yalīhi al-kitāb al-khāmis minhu wa-huwa al-Aqrābādhīn."
On folio 156b: "Fa-hādhā ākhir kitāb [...?] wa-huwa ākhir al-kalām min kitāb [al-kitāb] al-rābiʻ wa-al-ḥamdu lillāh shukran kathīran. Wa-yatlūhu kitāb [al-kitāb] al-khāmis fī al-anqrābādīn. Tammat al-jild al-rābiʻ min al-Qānūn [... ... ... ...] Allāh sākin Kashmar, ghafara Allāh [la-hu] wa-li-wālidayh. 14."
On folio 157a: "al-Kitāb al-khāmis min al-Qānūn lil-Shaykh al-Raʼīs Abī ʻAlī ibn Sīnā, raḥimahu Allāh, wa-huwa akhir al-kutub minhu."
On folio 157b: "Bismillāh al-Raḥmān al-Raḥīm. Rabbi yassir wa-tammim bi-al-khayr. al-Kitāb al-khāmis min kutub al-Qānūn wa-huwa al-Aqrābādīn. Laqad faraghnā min al-kitāb al-arbaʻah ʻan dhikr al-ʻilam al-naẓarī wa-al-ʻamalī al-ḥāfiẓ lil-ṣiḥḥah wa-ḥāna la-nā an nakhtuma kitāb al-Qānūn, al-kitāb al-khāmis, al-muṣannaf fī al-adwiyah al-murakkabah, li-yakūna kamā al-qarābādīn lil-kitāb ..."
Colophon: "Tamma kitāb al-Aqrābādīn bi-tamāmih min kitāb al-Qānūn fī al-ṭibb lil-Shaykh al-Raʼīs wa-al-ḥamdu lillāh ʻalá dhālika ḥamdan lā ghāyah la-hā wa-ṣallá [Allāh ʻalá] al-Nabī al-Hāshimī Abṭaḥī [al-Abṭaḥī] wa-ʻalá ālihi wa-aṣḥābihi ṣalātan lā mithla la-hā. Ḥarrarahu wa-fī sanat thamāniyat ʻashar."
Translation of the colophon: "The book of al-Aqrābādīn of al-Qānūn fī al-ṭibb [Canon of medicine] of the Grand Master [Avicenna] is completed in its entirety. Praise be to God for this without end. May God pray on the Hashimite and Abṭaḥite Prophet [Muḥammad] and his family and companions, a prayer without equal. Copied in the year eighteen."
البداية: "بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم. في الأمراض التي لا تختص بعضو دون عضو. الكتاب الرابع من القانون. كلام كلي في الحميات وهو سبعة فنون ..."
بداية الورقة الثانية: الحمامات فيحمي جدرانه.
على وجه الورقة 1: "الكتاب الرابع من القانون للشيخ الرئيس أبي علي ابن سينا، رحمه الله، ويليه الكتاب الخامس منه وهو الأقراباذين."
على ظهر الورقة 156: "فهذا آخر كتاب [...؟] وهو آخر الكلام من كتاب [الكتاب] الرابع والحمد لله شكرًا كثيرًا. ويتلوه كتاب [الكتاب] الخامس في الانقرابادين. تمت الجلد الرابع من القانون [... ... ... ...] الله ساكن كشمر، غفر الله [له] ولوالديه. 14."
على وجه الورقة 157: "الكتاب الخامس من القانون للشيخ الرئيس أبي علي ابن سينا، رحمه الله، وهو آخر الكتب منه."
على ظهر الورقة 157: "بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم. رب يسر وتمم بالخير. الكتاب الخامس من كتب القانون وهو الأقرابادين. لقد فرغنا من الكتاب الأربعة عن ذكر العلم النظري والعملي الحافظ للصحة وحان لنا أن نختم كتاب القانون، الكتاب الخامس، المصنّف في الأدوية المركبة، ليكون كما القرابادين للكتاب ..."
الخاتمة: "تم كتاب الأقرابادين بتمامه من كتاب القانون في الطب للشيخ الرئيس والحمد لله على ذلك حمدًا لا غاية لها وصلى [الله على] النبي الهاشمي أبطحي [الأبطحي] وعلى آله وأصحابه صلوةً لا مثل لها. حرره وفي سنة ثمانية عشر."
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Books four and five of "al-Qānūn fī al-ṭibb" (Canon of medicine), a comprehensive work on Arabic medicine, by Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna, 980-1037) who was born near Bukhara (in present-day Uzbekistan). Avicenna was the most famous and influential scholar, scientist, and philosopher of the medieval world. He was foremost a physician, but was also an astronomer, chemist, geologist, psychologist, philosopher, logician, mathematician, physicist, and poet. His al-Qānūn fī al-ṭibb became the authoritative reference on medicine in the Middle Ages, not only in the Islamic world, but, in its Latin translations, in Europe as well. The present manuscript consists of book four (folios 1b-156b) and book five (folios 157a-211a) of a five volume set. Book five is called "al-Aqrābādhīn" (pharmacology, materia medica). Name of copyist and place and date of copying not mentioned, probably from the 19th century.
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1 volume (211 leaves) ; 32 cm
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