Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 396 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subject of Astronomy

1. fols. 1-I88
Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 213
[Ethé 1516]
2. fols. 190-374v

A commentary on the Zīj-i jadīd-i sulṭānī of Ulugh Beg, 1394-1449

Brock. says “pers Cmt.” on Kāshīʼs R. al-kamālīyah or Sullam al-samāʼ and refers to Suter 178.

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 211
[Ethé 1519]

Physical Description

Form: codex
188 fols. 185 fols.


Origin: 1487 CE 1488 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Mathematici in folio, no. 27].

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.


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