Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Fraser 116 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Fraser Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of History of the Almohades and Ḥafṣids in Barbary and especially Tunis from 491-882 A. H. = 1098-1477 by Ibn al-Shammāʻ, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, late 15th century?

*The work is also ascribed to Zarkashī, Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm, d. ca. 1526 (Brock. II. 456, G2 p. 606) under the title Taʼrīkh al-dawlatayn al-Muwaḥḥidīyah wa-al-Ḥafṣīyah

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 242
[EA 16]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 140 ff.


Origin: n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of James Fraser, d. 1754.

Purchased for the Radcliffe Library, Oxford from Fraser's widow.

The Radcliffe Library, Oxford.

Transferred to the Bodleian Library from the Radcliffe Library in May 1872.

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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