Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 461 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection


5 works by 5 authors on the subjects of Medicine and Teeth


A compendium in 43 faṣl of extracts from al-Rāzī, Ibn Sīnā and others, including also in full the texts of works by Rufus of Ephesus (see Appendix Medicine) Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq (see I 205, 6), Ibn Sīnā (see I 458), and al-Rāzī (see I 235). Incomplete; runs to faṣl 26 only.

*the entry "GI, 233" in Brock.ʼs index refers to 1st edn. only of GAL See M. Ullmann, Akten des vii. Kongresses für Arabistik und Islamwissenschaf, pp. 364-371

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 484
[UAM. 598, with corrig. Nicoll p. 588
2. ff. 38v-50r
Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Medicine
[UAM. 598, with corrig. Nicoll p. 588]
3. ff. 52v-63r
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 205, 6
[UAM. 598, with corrig. Nicoll p. 588]
4. ff. 91r-118r
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 458
[UAM. 598, with corrig. Nicoll 588]
5. ff. 151v-172v
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 235
[UAM. 598, with corrig. Nicoll p. 588]

Physical Description

Form: codex
216 ff. 13 ff. 12 ff. 28 ff. 22 ff.


Origin: n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Robert Huntington, d. 1701.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1693.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.


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