Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Laud Or. 313 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection


Summary of Contents: 8 works by 6 authors on the subjects of Astronomical instruments, Astronomy, Cosmography, Arithmetic, Calendars, and Astrolabes
1. ff. 1v-9r

On the quadrant

*This item is nevertheless Arabic.

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 393
Uri Pers. 73 (1)*, with corrig. Nicoll p. 618
3. ff. 17-72v, 16

Persian commentary on al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah of Jighmīnī, Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad, d. 1221?

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


GAL I 473
Ethé 1524

Physical Description

Form: codex
9 ff. 8 fols. 57 ff. 24 ff. 25 ff. 13 ff. 13 ff. 37 ff.


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