Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arab. d. 254 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 work on the subjects of Caliphate and Arabic letters

Title: Letter to ʻAbd al-Malik ibn Marwān, Caliph, 642-705 from ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ibād, mainly on the theme of the leadership of the community.

Formerly belonged to S. B. Miles (1838-1914) - information from Carew Wallace of Wadham College, donor of the MS. Accompanied by notes on the contents of the MS. by P. Johnstone (18.x.90)

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 67

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 22 ff.


Origin: 19th cent.? CE

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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