Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 83 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection


Summary of Contents: 3 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Christian writings, Sermons, and Moral exhortation
1. ff. 1r-161r
Title: Translation [from Greek] of Ephraem, Syrus, Saint, 303-373 ʼs 52 works, followed by an encomium of Ephraim by Gregory of Nyssa
Language(s): Arabic


Graf II, p. 46
[UAC. 65 (1, 2)]
2. ff. 161v-170r
Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, p. 350
[UAC. 65 (3)]
3. ff. 170r-177r

f. 177v contains a list of contents of the entire MS

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, p. 458
[UAC. 65 (4)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
161 ff. 10 ff. 8 ff.


Origin: 1267 CE 1267 CE 1267 CE

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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