Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 188 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


3 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Universal history, Prophets, Moral exhortation, and Joseph

1. ff. 1r-160v
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 350
[UAM. 127 (1)]
2. ff. 161v-213v
Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 412
[UAM. 127 (2), with corrig. Nicoll p. 569]
3. ff. 214v-258r
Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Tales
[UAM. 127 (3) with corrig. Nicoll p. 569]

Physical Description

Form: codex
160 ff. 53 ff. 45 ff.


Origin: 1627 CE 1627 CE 1627 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Miscellanei M.S. in folio, no. 58].

The Library of Archbishop Narcissus Marsh, d. 1713.

The Marsh bequest entered the Bodleian Library in 1714.

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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