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Collection Data

Description
De materia medica by Pedanios Dioscorides of Anazarbos (fl. 1st century A.D.) translated into Arabic from the Syriac translation of Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq al-ʻIbādī (809?-873) by Mihrân ibn Mansûr ibn Mihrân (fl. 12th cent.)
Names
Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq al-ʻIbādī, 809?-873 (Translator)
Mihrân ibn Mansûr ibn Mihrân (fl. 12th cent.) (Translator)
Mîrzâ Bâqir (fl. 19th c.) (Calligrapher)
Mîrzâ Bâqir (fl. 19th c.) (Artist)
Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos (Author)
Nāṣir al-Dīn Shāh, Shah of Iran, 1831-1896 (Patron)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1889 - 1890
Place: Tehran or Mashhad?
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Pers. ms. 39
Topics
Medicine, Arab
Materia medica
Illumination of books and manuscripts
Medicinal plants
Botany, Medical
Medicine, Greek and Roman
Manuscripts, Arabic
Genres
Manuscripts
Illustrations
Botanical illustrations
Notes
Acquisition: Purchased in London, 1959.
Citation/reference: Schmitz, I.2.
Date: Copied and illustrated in 1889-1890, probably in Tehran or Mashhad by Mîrzâ Bâqir for Nâsir al-Dîn Shâh, Shah of Iran (1831-1896)
Physical Description
Extent: 299 folios; 49.3 x 32 cm. ; 961 ills.
Thin polished cream paper.
Naskh
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3d05f900-c604-012f-7e1f-58d385a7bc34
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