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A Verse Epitome of "The Shapes of the Fixed Stars"

A Verse Epitome of "The Shapes of the Fixed Stars"

A Verse Epitome of "The Shapes of the Fixed Stars" (Urjuza fi suwar al-kawakib al-thabita)

Description:
Folios 11 verso, 12 recto: Serpentarius (Ophiuchus), Sagitta, and Aquila
Author:
Abu ʿAli ibn al-Sufi
Copyist:
Muhammad Jaʿfar
Language:
Arabic
Medium:
Ink and gold on paper
Location:
Iran
Dimensions:
Folio: H. 21.2 cm; W. 14.5 cm
Date:
1717
Inventory Number:
Ms. Yah. Ar. 350
Lender:
National Library of Israel
Credit:
From the collections of The National Library of Israel
National Library of Israel