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Penn Library's LJS 409 - Kitāb al-Kashf wa-al-bayān.. (Video Orientation)

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10-10-2022

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 409, two brief alchemical works written by a father for his son. Encoded alphabets are used occasionally in the manuscript, and a key is included (f. 3r).

The item is undated; possibly copied in the 16th or 17th century.

Digital copies and a full record are available through Franklin: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9957840863503681

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Islamic magic, Alchemy -- Early works to 1800, Alchemy, Islamic magic -- Early works to 1800, Manuscripts Arabic, Manuscripts 17th century, Manuscripts 18th century, Manuscripts Renaissance, Codices (bound manuscripts), Drawings (visual works), Early works, Codices

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Arabic Language and Literature | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Renaissance Studies

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