Ms. nº 6519, Bibliothèque Royale, Rabat (Al-Khaṭṭābī, 1982: 231-232)
Ibn Baṣṣāl

This manuscript contains Ibn Baṣṣāl’s work in 119 pages. It is written in a clear maghrebi script, in which vowels or orthographic symbols are rarely found. It has 24 lines per page with the exception of the first one which has 22 and page 119 with 14. Headings are written in different coloured ink to the rest of the text and are adorned with arabesques.

The text corresponds to the Millás edition, in 16 chapters. There are only a few minor differences between them such as an occasional word or a larger epigraph.

(translated from Carabaza Bravo, J. M., García Sánchez, E. & Llavero Ruiz, E. (1991). ‘Obras manuscritas de los geoponos andalusies (siglos X-XII)’, p. 1125. In: Emilio Molina et al. (eds.). Homenaje al Profesor Jacinto Bosch Vila, vol. 2, pp. 1115-1132. Granada: Universidad de Granada).