Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Laud Or. 41 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection


3 works by anonymous authors on the subjects of Astronomy and Arabic language

1. ff. 36r-114r
Author: Anonymous

A work on astronomy

ff. 35r, 112v, 113r, 114, 115r contain magical formulae

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Astronomy
[Uri Turc. 27 (2), with corrig. Nicoll p. 618]
2. ff. 116r-135v
Author: Anonymous

Lacking beginning. *not that of Ibn Yaʻlá

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 237
[Uri Turc. 27 (3[i]), with corrig. Nicoll p. 618]
3. ff. 136r-147v
Author: Anonymous

In Maghribi script

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Grammar
[Uri Turc. 27 (3[ii]), with corrig, Nicoll p. 618]

Physical Description

Form: codex
79 ff. 20 ff. 12 ff.


Origin: n.d. 1595 CE 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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