Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 263 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: 3 works by anonymous authors on the subjects of Astrolabes, Astronomical instruments, Arabic language, and Arabic poetry
1. ff. 1v-23v
Author: Anonymous

*Puseyʼs conjecture that the author might be Jamāl al-Dīn Abū al-Qāsim ibn Maḥfūẓ al-Baghdādī (Brock. G1, p. 252 para. 6 (7)) is based merely on the approximation of no. of chaps. (66:64). However, cf. B. M. 10024, Or. 5734.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Astronomy
[UAM. 936 (1), with corrig. Nicoll p. 602*]
2. ff. 25r-39r
Author: Anonymous

An Arabic-Persian vocabulary

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Lexicography
[UAM. 936 (2)]
3. ff. 76-101
Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL I 18
[UAM. 936 (4)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
24 ff. 15 ff. 25 ff.

History

Origin: n.d. n.d. n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

[Any information about a single identifiable episode in the life of the manuscript between origin and acquisition]

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.

Availability

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