Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bodl. Or. 243 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of A geographical dictionary by Gagnier, Jean, 1670?-1740.

[in Latin?] compiled from the writers on Palestine and the Crusades collected by Bongarsi in his edition of Hanover 1611, with additional notes in Arabic drawn from Yāqūt ibn ʻAbd Allāh al-Ḥamawī, 1179?-1229

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix European
[NAM. 369]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 315 ff.


Origin: early 18th cent.? CE

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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