Title
Kitab-ı usûl-i melhame : manuscript, 1438
Usûl-i melhame
Uṣūl malḥamah
Rūznāmeh
Name/Creator
Yūnus ibn Saqqā, scribe.
Bates, Oric, 1883-1918, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Houghton Library
Language
Turkish, Ottoman
Description
18 leaves, bound in 1 v. ; 17 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Islamic calendar -- Early works to 1800 ;  Fortune-telling -- Turkey -- Early works to 1800 ;  Astrology -- Early works to 1800 ;  Divination -- Turkey -- Early works to 1800

Category
manuscript

Note
Book of predictions organized on monthly basis. Some months omitted in this copy.

Title of book on f. 1r added by later hand.

According to colophon (f. 18r), copy completed at the beginning of Shawwāl 841 AH [April 1438 AD] in the hand of Yūnus ibn Saqqā.

With: Rûz-nâme (ff. 18v-21v).

One folio missing at the beginning.

17 x 12.8 cm (13.5 x 9 cm).

Light-cream laid paper. Folios 14-16 worm-eaten.

Written in vocalized naskh, in one column, 11 lines per pages, in black rubricated in red. Words at beginning of sentences either in red or red overlined.

MS Turk 13. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Ottoman Turkish.


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