Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 39 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: 7 works by 5 authors on the subjects of Astronomy, Astronomical instruments, Chronology, and Calendars
1. ff. 4v-6v*

As in Berl. 5758

*ff. 1-3 are only irrelevant notes.

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 357
[UAM. 1042 [(1) as revd. by Beeston - not in Uri]]
3. fols. 7v-52v*

*fols. 53-57 are odd astronomical notes, 58-60 blank.

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 169
[UAM. 1042 (1), with corrig. Nicoll p. 607; [(2) as revd. by Beeston]]
4. fols. 73v-91v*

A repetition, incomplete

* fol. 92 blank.

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 169
[UAM. 1042 [(4) as revd. by Beeston; not in Uri]]
5. fols. 93v-112r

A compendium of the Daqāʼiq al-ḥaqāʼiq of Sibṭ al-Māridīnī, Badr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, b. 1423

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 168
[UAM. 1042 (3), with corrig. Nicoll p. 607; [(5J as revd. by Beeston]]
6. ff. 113v-142v
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Astronomy
[UAM. 1042 (4[i]) [(6) as revd. by Beeston]]
7. ff. 144v-150v*
Author: Anonymous

Incomplete

*ff. 151r-153r blank; 153v table of risings and settings of constellations; 154r blank; 154v scribblings

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Calendar
[UAM. 1042 (4[ii]) [(7) as revised by Beeston]]

Physical Description

Form: codex
3 ff. 9 ff. 46 fols. 19 fols. 20 fols. 30 ff. 7 ff.

History

Origin: c. 1588? CE c. 1590 [autograph of reviser] CE 1588 CE c. 1588? CE n.d. c. 1590? CE c. 1590? CE

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.

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions). Contact specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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