Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Laud Or. 210 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subject of Kings and rulers

1. ff. 3r-80v

Arabic version of the Persian Naṣīḥat al-mulūk of Ghazzālī, 1058-1111

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 423
[UAM. 341 (1) with corrig. Nicoll p. 578]
2. ff. 82r-102v

Adapted from various sources and attributed to Aristotle *

*Apparently the same version as Paris 2421 (in 8 chs. instead of 10)

*Notes here in pencil from a letter of AFLB to L. Kasten, Univ. of Wisconsin, 11. iii. 52

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 203
[UAM. 341 (2)*]

Physical Description

Form: codex
78 ff. 21 ff.


Origin: n.d. 14th cent.? [lacking a leaf or two at end] CE

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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