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Title
تصوير صور الكواكب
Transcribed title
Taṣwīr ṣuwar al-kawākib
Author
ابو الحسين الصوفى
Abū al-Ḥusayn 'Abd al-Raḥmān ibn 'Umar al-Ṣūfī
Scribe
محمد المغربي
Patron
Hasan Efendi Pasha
Note
Book on astronomy
Resource type
text(manuscript)
Medium
Paper
Extent
128 fols.
Size
30 x 22.2 x 2.5 cm
Languages
ar
Script
Nashi script
Script (detailed)
Chapter headings in red
Place of origin
[Cairo]
Country of origin
eg
Date created
1602-05-27
3 Dhu al-Hijjah 1010 H
Topic
Astronomy
Shelf mark
Cod. Arab. 83
Collection
The Oriental Collection
Selected references
Described in detail in: Catalogue of Oriental Manuscripts in Danish Collections, vol. 5,3 [pp. 290-294]
Comment
Illuminations on 75 pages: stars pictured by drawings in colour.
Bought either by Carsten Niebuhr (d. 1815) or Peter Forsskål (d. 1763) who were members of the Carsten Niebuhr expedition 1761-1767.
Is part of
Home/Oriental Collection: Manuscripts/Arabic/Cod. Arab. 0083