Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bodl. Or. 543 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of A Gospel-lectionary for the principal feasts

ff. 5r-326v*

partly in Syriac, partly in Arabic [lacking beg.; text is that of the Egyptian vulgata]

**Graf "1420" [but this is the date of purchase]

*ff. 2r-4r contain a frag. of John i with commentary, ff. 327r-331v contain misc. frags. in Arabic and Syriac not related to text

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, p. 189
[Payne-Smith 42]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 322 ff.


Origin: >1420.** 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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