Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Digby Or. 20 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Digby Oriental Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Mabāḥith al-arbaʻūn fī uṣūl al-dīn by Rāzī, Fakhr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar, 1149 or 50-1210

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 178 ff.


Origin: 1626 [copied from a MS. of 1293]. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Sir Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665.

Presented to the Bodleian Library in 1640 along with the Laudian Collections.

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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