MS. Marsh 240 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)
Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection
Summary of Contents: 3 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Caliphs, Egypt, Geography, and Islamic countries
1. ff. 1v-40v
Title: A compendium of the history of the Caliphate [ Tawārīkh al-khulafā ] down to al-Mustanjid billāh al-ʻAbbāsī
[UAM. 753 (1) with corrig. Nicoll p. 594]
2. ff. 41v-76v
Same author as MS. Marsh 240, ff. 1v-40v
[UAM. 753 (2) with corrig. Nicoll p. 594]
3. ff. 77v-123v
GAL II 135
[UAM. 753 (3), with corrig. Nicoll p. 594)
40 ff. 36 ff. 47 ff.
Origin: 1486 CE n.d. 1486 CE
Provenance and Acquisition
The Library of Archbishop Narcissus Marsh, d. 1713.
The Marsh bequest entered the Bodleian Library in 1714.
Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.
Funding of Cataloguing