Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Clarendon Press d. 57 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Proverbs ascribed to ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, Caliph, ca. 600-661

ff. 16v-51r

specimens of a proposed edn. taken from various collections, together with Latin translation, apparatus criticus, notes, letters of recommendation, sent by Cornelius van Waenen to Joseph White for approval.*

*published Oxford 1806

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 43

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 36 ff.


Origin: ?1804 CE

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.


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