Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bruce 70 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of A takhmīs on an existing qaṣīdah by Marqūkī, Ahmad ibn ʻAbd al-Marzūqī, fl. c. 1508

followed (ff. 18-30) by a new qaṣīdah, in praise of Sultan Qānṣūh al-Ghawrī

*If I am right in taking Kahle to mean that the copyist was the author. NCS.

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Poetry
[K 410]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 30 ff.


Origin: 1508 [autograph]*. 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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