Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 366 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


5 works by 5 authors on the subjects of Qasidas, Arabic poetry, Caliphs, and Islam

1. ff. 1-10

With paraphrase by Zawzanī, Ḥusayn ibn Aḥmad, d. 1093 or 4

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 39
[UAM. 1274 (1)]
2. ff. 13v-30v

Commentary on al-Qaṣīdah al-munfarijah of Ibn al-Naḥwī, Yūsuf ibn Muḥammad, ca. 1041-1119 or 20

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 269
[UAM. 1274 (2), with corrig. Nicoll p. 617]
3. ff. 31v-116v
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 18
[UAM. 1274 (3)]
4. ff. 123v-128v

With a Persian translation

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


GAL I 252
[UAM. 1274 (4), with corrig. Nicoll p. 617]
5. ff. 130v-132v

No.1 in Lyallʼs edition

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 26
UAM. 1274 (5)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
10 ff. 18 ff. 86 ff. 6 ff. 3 ff.


Origin: n.d. 1628 CE n.d. n.d. n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

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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