Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Fraser 178 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Fraser Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Commentary on the Zīj-i jadīd-i Sulṭānī of Ulugh Beg, 1394-1449 by Birjandī, ʻAbd al-ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn, 16th cent.

[In S2 for "Barğandī (S. 319)" read "Barğandī (S. 591)"]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 213
[Ethé 1520]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 243 fols.


Origin: 1724 CE

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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