Kandilli Rasathanesi El Yazmaları 1: Türkçe Yazmalar

Yazar: Hatice Aynur,  Günay Kut, Fatma Büyükkarcı Yılmaz, Cumhure Üçer


1994 yılında Boğaziçi Üniversitesi ve UNESCO'nun Memory of the World projesi kapsamında başlayan Kandilli Rasathanesi ve Deprem Araştırma Enstitüsü Yazma Eserleri -Türkçe, Arapça, Farsça-Kataloglama projesi 1995 yılı sonunda tamamlanmıştır. Çalışma sonucu elde edilen toplam 1340 yazma esere ait bilgiler Türkçe ve İngilizce olarak kitap haline getirilmiştir. 2 cilt olarak hazırlanan kitabın I. cildinde Türkçe yazmaların, II. cildinde Arapça-Farsça yazmaların kataloğu yer almaktadır. Katalog, konuya göre düzenlenmiş olup eserin sonunda yazar, çeviren ve müstensih dizini, eser adı ve istinsah tarihleri dizinleri ile mutabakat cetveli yer almıştır. Türkiye'de astronomi-astroloji konusunda ilk ve tek olan bu koleksiyondaki eserlerin toplanmasında en büyük katkı Rasathane'nin kurucusu olan ve Fatin Hoca adıyla tanınan Mehmed Fatin Gökmen'e aittir. Koleksiyonda genellikle astronomi, astroloji, matematik konulu yazmalar vardır. Toplam 828 ciltte 1340 eser bulunmaktadır. Bu eserlerin 845'i Türkçe, 395'i Arapça ve 100'ü Farsçadır.



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