Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bodl. Or. 290 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Marāṣid al-iṭṭilāʻ ʻalá asmāʼ al-amkinah wa-al-biqāʻ by Yāqūt ibn ʻAbd Allāh al-Ḥamawī, 1179?-1229

[a compendium of his own Muʻjam al-buldān ]; [excerpts transcribed by J. Gagnier from MS. Pococke 198.]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 480
[NAM. 260 with corrig Nicoll p. 534]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 583 pp.


Origin: 1700< >1740. 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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