Manuscript Monday: LJS 444 – Ḥall al-Mūjiz

Dot Porter, Curator, Digital Research Services at the University of Pennsylvania Library, offers a video orientation to Penn Library’s LJS 444 – Ḥall al-Mūjiz, by Aqsarāʼī, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad. This manuscript was written in A.H. 884 (1480), in Arabic, and it a commentary on the epitome (Mūjiz) by Ibn al-Nafīs of Avicenna’s Canon on medicine (Qānūn fī al-ṭibb).

You can see the full online facsimile of this work in Penn in Hand and you can download all of the images and metadata from OPenn.  You can also download a copy of this video from ScholarlyCommons, the University of Pennsylvania’s open access institutional repository.


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