Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bodl. Or. 493 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Bible

Title: Bible

Joshua, Judges, Samuel 1 and 2, Kings 1 and 2, and Chronicles in a version differing from that of the editions. *on f. 64r

lacking ff. 66, 84, 163, 220-39; ff. 263, 264 are blank

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, p. 109
[Nicoll Arab. Christ. 5, plus 1 fol. (f. 260) formerly MS. Arab. d. 40 [= K 45] and now restored]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 241 ff.


Origin: 1321* CE

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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