Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 288 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 3 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Judges, Islam, Universal history, Natural history, and Geography
1. ff. 1v-101r
Title: Taʼrīkh
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 150
NAM. 127 (1)
2. ff. 102v-176v
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 150
NAM. 127 (2)
3. ff. 177v-311v

Also attributed to Ibn al-Wardī, Zayn al-Dīn ʻUmar ibn al-Muẓaffar, d. 1349

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 131
NAM. 258 (3), with corrig. Nicoll p. 534

Physical Description

Form: codex
101 ff. 75 ff. 135 ff.


Origin: 1296 CE 1296 CE 15th or 16th cent.? CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The Library of Archbishop Narcissus Marsh, d. 1713.

The Marsh bequest entered the Bodleian Library in 1714.

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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