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Collection:
Masterpieces of the non-Western book
filename:
oulis2010-auv0078
Folio or page:
p. 70
Caption:
Bootes (al-'awwa), the herdsman. (Constellations of the northern hemisphere).
Conditions of Access for Image:
By permission of The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.
sort order:
800
Shelfmark:
MS. Marsh 144
Description:
Al-Sufi's Book of the Fixed Stars, a revision of Ptolemy's Almagest with Arabic star names and drawings of the constellations. Dated 1009-10 (A.H. 400); colophon, p. 419.
Title:
Kitāb Ṣuwar al-kawākib (al-thābitah) [Book of pictures of the (fixed) stars]
Type of Object:
Manuscript
Material:
paper
Number of leaves:
419 pages
Dimensions:
265 x 180 mm.
Layout:
15 lines.
Decoration:
Illustrations in text.
Date of Origin:
1009-1010
Owner:
Golius, Jacobus, 1596-1667
Owner:
Marsh, Narcissus, 1638-1713
Author:
Ṣūfī, ‘Abd al-Raḥmān ibn ‘Umar, 903-986
Class:
Arabic
Class:
scientific
Language:
Arabic
Catalogue Reference:
Uri (Arab. Moh.), 926
Keywords:
illustrations
Image subject terms:
Constellations
Collection:
Oriental

Bootes (al-'awwa), the herdsman. (Constellations of the northern hemisphere).