Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Lister Or. 5 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Lister Oriental Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Yemen and Islamic Empire

1. ff. 1-120

The taking of the Yemen forts by ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, Caliph, ca. 600-661 ?= Brock. no. 6: Futūḥ al-Yaman al-maʻrūf bi-Raʼs al-ghūl

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 362
[EA 29]
2. ff. 121v-131r
Author: Anonymous

In Yemen

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Tales
[EA 30]

Physical Description

Form: codex
120 ff. 11 ff.


Origin: 1747 CE n.d.

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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