Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Greaves 26 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Greaves Collection


1 copy of Qaṭf al-zaharāt by Ṣakhri, Muḥammad

a brief treatise in a muqaddimah and 15 bābs on the muqanṭarāt-quadrant = Ahlw. 5852 d.

d. Not therefore, as S2, the Quṭb al-zāhirāt of Sibṭ al-Māridīnī, Badr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, b. 1423 , but the Ausz. in the G2, p. 217, of the Nujūm al-zāhirāt (itself a compendium of the Quṭb); even this connection, however, is a conjecture of Ahlwardt unsupported by the present MS

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 168
[Uri Arab. Moh, 1043 revd. by Beeston]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 6 fols.


Origin: 1620 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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Digital Images

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