Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 445 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


2 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Religious disputations and Christian saints

1. f. 1v

f. 1r contains a morning prayer

Language(s): Arabic


Graf III, p. 116
[UAC. 89 [1]]
2. ff. 2r-248v
Author: Anonymous

f. 2r, the title page for the main work, also contains a note on climatic and astronomical phenomena in Aleppo in the year 1678, and ff. 246v-248v contain Psalm 1, short prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary, part of a sermon and a note on the Seven deadly sins etc.

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, pp. 491-96
[UAC. 89 [2]]

Physical Description

Form: codex
1 f. 247 ff.


Origin: 1643 CE 1642 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.


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