Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ind. Inst. Pers. 38 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Aphorisms and apothegms and Wills

1. ff. 1v-5v
Author: Anonymous

*(i) and (ii) are together entitled Kalimāt al-waṣāyā

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


Appendix Miscellaneous
[Beeston Pers. 2784 (i)*]
2. ff. 6v-10v
Title: Waṣīyah

With Persian interlinear translation

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


GAL I 43
[Beeston Pers. 2784 (ii)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
5 ff. 4 ff.


Origin: 18th cent.? CE 18th 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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