Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Dawkins 39 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Dawkins Collection


1 copy of Gospel-lectionary for the year

in Arabic, for the most part with brief commentary*

*listed as MS. "without commentary" by Graf

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, p. 189
[Payne-Smith 40]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 248 ff. [numbered 1-250 (wanting ff. 23, 24)]


Origin: 1569? CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of James Dawkins, d. 1757.

Presented to the Bodleian Library in 1759 by Henry Dawkins, James Dawkins' brother.

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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