Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, G 11 sup

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Other shelfmark(s): Hammer 95

Physical description: paper, 16 × 11 cm., 229 fols., 1 col.

Language(s): Arabic

Date: undated

Provenance: Taru al Qattin (Lebanon), by the son of the priest Peter (Ibn al Qissīs Butrus al-qātin fi madīnat Tarābulus).


Infancy Gospel of Thomas (CANT 57; fols. 145r–153v)

Additional Contents: Kitāb al-Idāh (chs. 3 and 4) by Severus Ibn al-Muqaffa, Ten Questions, two hymns; excerpts from the Arabian Nights; from Diogenes Laertius, Hermes Trismegistus, and Socrates; and fragments from the Banu Hilāl Cycle.


Löfgren, Oscar and Renato Traini. Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana. 3 vols. Vicenza: N. Pozza, 1975–1995 (vol. 1, pp. 14–15, 78).

Moraldi, Luigi. “Infanzia di Gesù: ms. arabo G 11 sup. della Biblioteca Ambrosiana.” Rendiconti: Istituto lombardo di sienze e lettere 127.1 (1993): 79–91.

Other online databases: Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Entry Created: 27 April 2017