Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Fraser 257 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Fraser Collection


1 copy of The Prophets

in an Arabic trans. different from all those of the Polyglots and other Arabic versions of the O. T. and apparently by a Christian

*So Graf: ex Löfgren?

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, pp. 134-135
[EA 139]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 226 ff.


Origin: 10th or 11th cent.?* 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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