Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Digby Or. 15 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Digby Oriental Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-ʻAin fī al-tawārīkh by Ibn Ḥamzah al-Ḥusaynī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī, 1315 or 16-1363 or 4

a compendium of al-ʻIbar fī akhbār al-bashar of Dhahabī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 1274-1348 , with a continuation to 764 A. H. = 1363 A. D.

*The ref. "s. No. 7" two lines later in G2 applies only to the first edition; it should read "No. 6 on GII 65 (p. 77), SII 65 (p. 69)".

Language(s): Arabic


[UAM. 647, with corrig. Nicoll p. 590*]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 366 ff.


Origin: 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.


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