Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Greaves 11 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Greaves Collection


1 copy of Jahāndānish by Ghaznawī, Ẓahīr al-Dīn Abū al-Mahāmid Muḥammad ibn Masʻūd, fl. c. 1155

a Persian trans. of his own al-Kifāyah fī ʻilm al-hayʼah.

[*But acc. to Ethé the colophon of this MS. declares the work to have been composed 672/1273]

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


GAL I 473
[Ethé 1497]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 113 ff.


Origin: 1551 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of John Greaves, d. 1652 and Thomas Greaves, d. 1676.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1678.

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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