Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Lister Or. 4 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Lister Oriental Collection


3 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Muḥammad and Caliphs

1. ff. 1-119v
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 362
[EA 27 (1)]
2. ff. 120v-143r
Author: Anonymous

A convert to Islam

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Tales
[EA 27 (2)]
3. ff. 143v-150v
Author: Anonymous

cf. EA 27 (1) on I 362

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Tales
[EA 27 (3)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
119 ff. 24 ff. 8 ff. [incomplete at end].


Origin: before 1749 CE before 1749 CE before 1749 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Martin Lister, d. 1712.

The collections of Martin Lister were donated and bequeathed to the Ashmolean Museum in 1694-96, and 1712.

Transferred to the Bodleian Library in 1860.

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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