Ps-Sijistāni, Muntakhab Ṣiwan al-Ḥikma (Sharing Ancient Wisdoms / SAWS, 2013)
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Ḥaidarābād al-Dakan, Maktaba al-Aṣafiyya, s.N.
Short commentaries ofAverroes
One hand "Old script and more complete", according to the information given in the Ḥaidarābād edition
This manuscript was borrowed by Dāʾirat al-maʿarif al-ʿuthmānīya in order to produce the edition of these texts. In the Ḥaidarābād edition, the manuscript is referred to by ص or صف .
Short Commentary on the Physics
Standard Title: جوامع السماع الطبيعي
Short Commentary on De Caelo
Standard Title: جوامع السماء والعالم
Short Commentary on De Generatione et Corruptione
Standard Title: جوامع كتاب الكون والفساد
Short Commentary on the Meteorology
Standard Title: جوامع كتاب الآثار العلوية
It is not clear if the geometrical figures of this text in the Ḥaidarābād edition are taken from this manuscript or from Ms. Ḥaidarābād al-Dakan, Dāʾirat al-maʿarif al-ʿuthmānīya, 1 or if they are found in both manuscripts. According to Averroes, he finished this part on March 30th, 1159 (Rabīʿ al-awwal 16th, 554 h.); again it remains open if this information can be found in both manuscripts or only in one of them.
Short Commentary on De Anima
Standard Title: كتاب النفس
Short Commentary on the Metaphysics
Standard Title: جوامع كتاب ما بعد الطبيعة
Note at the end of the text that Averroes originally had promised to write a fifth book (chapter) on the Metaphysics. The same note at the same place (but with giving a date) is found in Ms. Tehran, Kitābkhāna-i Majlis-i Shuray-i Millī, 128.
Admonishments by Alexander the Great
Fragments: The first of them is a conversation between Alexander the Great and a messanger of Aristotle on the virtues of a wise man (ḥakīm). The second fragment informs us about Alexander the Great's behaviour when he captures a town. Both fragments belong to the context of Arabic legends on the life of Alexander the Great. In the third fragment there are citations of Plato, Socrates, Pazá-Jamhār, and Cosroe.