Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bodl. Or. 596 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of al-Maʻrifah al-ḥaqīqīyah

ff. 1v-213r
Author: Anonymous

*Note on f. (i)r, by ? , reads "there is every reason to suppose ... that it is the translatorʼs autograph"

translated from the Syriac by al-Shammās Ṣalībā of Ruhāʼ. [unfinished]

Language(s): Arabic


Chr. Appendix Sermons and Theological Treatises

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 213 ff.


Origin: 1748?* 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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