Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 30 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


4 works by anonymous authors on the subjects of Koran and Islam

1. ff. 1-24
Title: Qurʼān.

Excerpts only [sūrahs i and lxvii-cvi only]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 33-36
[Nicoll Arah. Moh. 342 (1)]
2. ff. 25r-52r

With rubrics in Malay

Language(s): Arabic, Malay


Appendix Prayers
[NAM. 342 (2)]
3. ff. 53r-103v

With Malay rubrics ?

Language(s): Arabic, Malay


Appendix Prayers
[NAM. 342 (3)]
4. ff. 104-133
Title: Qurʼān

Sūrahs xxxvi, lxvii, lxxvi, lxxviii, lxxxvi and cii - end only

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 33-36
[NAM. 342 (4)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
24 ff. 28 ff. 51 ff. 30 ff.


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

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri M.S. Incompacti in quarto &c, no. 25].

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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