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Bodleian, MS Arab. c. 90, fols. 15b–16a, undated c. 1200; Damascus, Maktabat al-Assad al-Waṭanīyah, MS 16501, fols. 43a–43b, copied 972/1564; Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Bodl. Or. 68, fols. 133b–134a, copied 1571; Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, MS. , fols. 1500s. Fig.  The opening of Chapter Nine, Book One, in MS M. Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, MS. , fols. 1500s. introduction 23 Fig.  Part of Chapter Nine, Book One, in MS D in which the text for the first three lunar mansions as given in MS A is transcribed in the margins as a commentary (sharḥ) on the discussion of lunar mansions taken from Kitāb al-Anwāʾ of Ibn Qutaybah (d.

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34 Gharāʾib 2011, 1:66. The falconry treatise has edited (Bayzara 1953; 1995) and translated into French (Viré 1967). 35 Gharāʾib 2011, 1:52. 36 See Ibn Bassām 1967. 37 Gari 2008, see also Lev 1999. Kristen Stilt suggests the possibility that the author of the history of Tinnīs and the author of the market inspection treatise are not necessarily the same person (Stilt 2011, 60n). Given that the author in both works is named as Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn Bassām al-muḥtasib, this seems to us unlikely.

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