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Zīj-i Gūrgānī : manuscript / Ulugh Beg.

Zīj-i Gūrgānī : manuscript / Ulugh Beg.

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Zīj-i jadīd-i Sultānī
Creator: Ulugh Beg, 1394-1449.
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Date: 1779 or 1780.
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Description:
17 x 22.5 cm; written surface: 11 x 16.5 cm; lines per page vary.
Binding: Unbound.
Colophon: Colophon missing.
In small naskh script, in black ink on white paper, headings and markings in red; some notes on the margins; some wormholes.
Incipit: "Bismillāh al-Raḥmān al-Raḥīm. al-Ḥamdu lillāh alladhī khalaqa al-arḍ wa-al-samāwāt wa-zayyanahā bi-al-kawākib al-thawābit wa-al-sayyārāt wa-qaddara manāzil li-yuʻlama bi-hā ʻadad al-sinīn wa-ḥisāb al-awqāt, wa-al-ṣalāh wa-al-salām ʻalá Rasūlihi Muḥammad ṣāḥib al-muʻjizāt wa-muẓhir al-ḥikam wa-al-āyāt wa-ʻalá ālihi wa-aṣḥābihi al-muqīmīn bi-aḥsan al-taqwīm wa-al-aḥkām al-bayyināt ..."
Romanization supplied by cataloger.
Secundo folio: Ulugh Bik ribāṭ.
Title from folio 1a.
البداية: "بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم. الحمد لله الذي خلق الأرض والسموات وزينها بالكواكب الثوابت والسيّارات وقدّر منازل ليعلم بها عدد السنين وحساب الأوقات، والصلوة والسلام على رسوله محمد صاحب المعجزات ومظهر الحكم والآيات وعلى آله وأصحابه المقيمين بأحسن التقويم والأحكام البيّنات ..."
بداية الورقة الثانية: ألغ بك رباط.
Abstract:
Zīj (astronomical tables) of Ulugh Beg, 1394-1449 (a Persian astronomer), in Arabic and Ottoman Turkish, presented to the Sultan ʻAbd al-Ḥamīd Khān ibn Aḥmad Khān (Abdülhamid I Sultan of the Turks, 1725-1789), in 1193 Hijrī (1779 or 1780). Name of copyist and place of copying not mentioned.
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1 volume (14 leaves) ; 23 cm
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Object ID: 10841803
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