Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Laud Or. 206 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection


Summary of Contents: 3 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Universal history, Arabic language, and Didactic poetry
1. ff. 1v-54r
Author: Anonymous

*? = Ibn al-Mullāʼs Nihāyat al-arab min dhikr wulāt Ḥalab S2, p. 407.

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 142
[UAM. 866 (1), with corrig. Nicoll p. 598]
2. ff. 54v-58r
Author: Anonymous
Title: Extract from the commentary by Ibn al-Mullā al-Ḥalabī 1560-1602* on a poem about the Prophet entitled al-Mughnī li-khātimat al-mutaʼakhkhirīn
Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 295
[UAM. 866 (2), with corrig. Nicoll p. 598
3. ff. 58v-104r

A correction of the errors of ʻAynī, Badr al-Dīn Maḥmūd ibn Aḥmad, 1361-1451 in his Farāʼid al-qalāʼid

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 299
[UAM. 866 (3) with corrig. Nicoll p. 598]

Physical Description

Form: codex
54 ff. 5 ff. 47 ff.


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

Provenance and Acquisition

The Library of Archbishop William Laud, d. 1645.

Donated to the Bodleian Library by Archbishop William Laud, between 1635-41.

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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