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Islamic Manuscripts : Khulāṣat al-ikhtiṣāṣ fī maʻrifat al-qūwā wa-al-khawāṣṣ

Ibn Waḥshīya

Islamic Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'> Contains Ibn al-Raqqām’s Kitāb khulāṣat al-ikhtiṣāṣ fī ma‘rifat al-qūwā wa’l-khawāṣṣ [Compendium of competence in knowing faculties and characteristics], preceded by an <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(10);return false;'>anonymous poem on agriculture</a>. As stated in the <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(11);return false;'>incipit</a>, Ibn al-Raqqām’s treatise is an abridgement of Ibn Waḥshīya’s Al-Filāḥa al-Nabaṭīya. The work consists of an agricultural tract in fifteen chapters, and an account of 309 plants, with their actions and properties, which are listed and numbered in the <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(13);return false;'>table of contents</a></p>

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