Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arab. d. 163 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Siyar al-ābāʼ al-baṭāriqah by Sāwīrus ibn al-Muqaffaʻ, Bishop of el-Ashmunein, fl. 955-987

[history of the Coptic patriarchs of Alexandria], vols. 2 and 3 [lacking end]. Transcribed from ms. arabe 302 (anciens fonds 140) [15th cent.?], of the Bibliothèque Nationale

Language(s): Arabic


Graf II, p. 300
[K 116]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 158 ff.


Origin: 20th cent.? CE

Provenance and Acquisition

[Any information about a single identifiable episode in the life of the manuscript between origin and acquisition]

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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