Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 42 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: 11 works by 5 authors on the subjects of Arabic language, Philosophy, Deserts, Tales, Medicine, and Prosody
1. ff. 1v-26r
Author: Anonymous

A vocabulary of Arabic words used in conversation and letter writing, arranged alphabetically and explained in Persian*

* appears to be a version of the work in MS. Arch. Seld. A. 60

Language(s): Arabic, Persian

References

Appendix Lexicography
Ethé 1675
2. ff. 28v-36r
Author: Anonymous

With pencilled marginal and interlinear notes (by Marsh?)

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Philosophy
[Uri Pers. 92 (2)]
3. ff. 37-46
Language(s): Persian

References

Ethé 429
4. ff. 47b-76a
Language(s): Persian

References

Ethé 2096
5. ff. 77r-82v

*This section of the MS. is Arabic, nevertheless

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL I 234
[Uri Pers. 92 (5)*]
6. ff. 83r-89r

*This section of the MS. is Arabic, nevertheless

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL I 235
[Uri Pers. 92 (6)*]
7. ff. 94v-112r

A dictionary of Arabic (and a few Persian) words, mostly with interlinear Turkish paraphrase

Language(s): Arabic, Persian, Latin, Turkish

References

Appendix Lexicography
[Ethé 2227]
8. ff. 116r-120v*

*f. 114r has the Latin title; ff. 114v-115v blank; f. 121 blank.

**This section of the MS. is Arabic, nevertheless.

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL I 240
[Uri Pers. 92 (8)**]
9. ff. 122v-138r
Author: Anonymous

With interlinear definitions and explanations in Arabic

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Grammar
[Uri Pers. 92 (9), with note Nicoll p. 433, note b]
10. ff. 140v-145r
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic, Turkish, Italian

References

Appendix Grammar
[Uri Pers. 92 (10)]
11. ff. 166v-161v [European order]
Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Prosody
[Uri Pers. 92 (12)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 161 ff.

History

Origin: n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri M.S. Incompacti in quarto &c, nos. 10, 11, 15, 19, 20, 22, 29, and Addenda. Libri M.S. Compacti in quarto, no. 23, and Addenda. Libri M.SS. Incompacti in quarto, no. 15].

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

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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