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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

A translation of "Physionomische fragmente" by Johann Caspar Lasater, with sketches

Identifier: Coll-1956
Scope and Contents

A translation of "Physionomische fragmente" by Johann Caspar Lasater, with sketches. Watermark 1814. Bookplate of J. A. Jamieson.

Dates: 1814

"De Microcosmi signatura doctor" by Ioannes Martinus Hispanus Salmanticensis

 Collection — Box CLX-A-1704
Identifier: Coll-2021
Content Description This is an anthology of manuscript texts relating to astrology and divination, entitled "De microcosmi signatura doctor ioannes martinus hispanus salmanticensis" and dating from 1630. The author could be "doctore ioanne martino hispano salamanticense" as many writings bear the name. This is possibly Juan Martínez Silíceo (1486-1557), who taught at the University of Salamanca, although he is not the scribe of the present volume, which dates from several decades after his death.The...
Dates: 1630
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chronicles by Rashid al-Din. Shows text with central miniature depicting the Sultan Luhrasp seated on a throne, surrounded by attendants. [Please click twice to see the full manuscript]
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chro...

Manuscripts of the Islamicate World and South Asia

Identifier: Or Ms
Scope and Contents This collection consists of over 700 manuscripts pertaining to the Islamicate world and South Asia, dating from the 10th to 19th centuries C.E. (the majority being post-1500). Chiefly bound paper codices, it includes sacred texts of importance to the Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh faiths, Qur’anic commentaries, Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad and the Shi’i Imams, works treating Islamic law, world history, the history of India, medicine,...
Dates: 10th-19th centuries C.E. (bulk: post-1500 C.E.)

Or Ms 369: رساله درعلم فراست Risālah dar ‘ilm-i firāsat, 1107 A.H., 1695 C.E.

Identifier: Or Ms 369
Scope and Contents

A treatise on the science of physiognomy. The author's name is not given.

Dates: 1107 A.H.; 1695 C.E.

Or Ms 370: قيافه نامه Qiyāfah-nāmah, undated

Identifier: Or Ms 370
Scope and Contents A treatise on the science of physiognomy, including palmistry, by Kālī-Dās Hindī.A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian Manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library by Mohammad Hukk et al. (1925) states that the author is probably the celebrated Hindu poet who flourished either in the time of Rājah Vikramāditya, towards the commencement of the Christian era, or Rājah Bhūj (1040-1090 C.E.). He wrote his celebrated work Nalodia, exhibiting...
Dates: undated