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Penn Library's LJS 434 - [Jadāvil-i ikhtiyārāt]. = [جداول اختيارات]. (Video Orientation)

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11-4-2022

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 434, which contains tables used in an astrological technique for determining auspicious times for carrying out various activities. Also includes geographical illustrations and diagrams and half of a horoscope diagram for a location in northern Afghanistan dated Friday, 27 Shawwāl 912 (12 March 1507).

Written in the Timurid Empire in eastern Persia, now Iran, ca. 1507 (based on date of horoscope diagram, f. 7v).

Digital copies and a full record are available through Franklin: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9948287273503681

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Geography, Islamic astrology, Islamic countries, Islamic astrology -- Early works to 1800, Islamic countries -- Geography, Manuscripts Persian, Manuscripts 16th century, Manuscripts Renaissance, Codices (bound manuscripts), Almanacs, Diagrams, Tables (documents), World maps

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Arabic Language and Literature | Geography | Renaissance Studies

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