Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Fraser 237 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Fraser Collection


1 copy of Laṭāʼif-i ghaybī by ʻAlawī, Aḥmad ibn Zayn al-ʻĀbidīn, 17th cent.

a Persian commentary on those verses of the Qurʼān relating to the person and attributes of God

*For author and subject-matter (in which Ethé is wrong?) see Storey I, p. 1199. In Brock, only as author of comms. (S2, p. 579, 41 and S1, p. 81518)

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


[Ethé 1819]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 252 ff. [copy of autograph].


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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