Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bodl. Or. 199 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of [Apology, for Christianity] by Baḥīrā [or Sergius, or Nestorius] the monk [attribd.]

Text differs from published text of Paris MS. in Zeits. für Assyr. 14 pp. 252-268, and 15 pp. 56-102

Language(s): Arabic


Graf II, p. 149
[Nicoll Arab. Christ. 53, with corrig. Nicoll P. 507]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 47 ff•


Origin: n.d.

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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