Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bruce 53, 54 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Futūhāt al-Shām wa-Miṣr wa ghayriha by Wāqidī, Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar, 747 or 8-823

[i. e. Futūh al-Shām and Futūḥ al-Bahnasā ]. 2 vols.

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 136
[K 398]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 380; 326.


Origin: 17th or 18th cent.? 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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