Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bruce 28 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Akhbār al-zamān wa-ʻajāʼib al-jazāʼir wa-al-buldān by Masʻūdī, d. 956?

[A revision and abridgment, by an unknown hand, of K. Akhbār al-zamān wa-mā abādahu al-hadathān wa-ʻajāʼib al-buldān]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 144
[K 378]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 60 ff.


Origin: 1469 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of James Bruce of Kinnaird, d. 1794.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1843.

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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