Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 253 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of A lectionary from Psalms, Gospels, Acts and Epistles (Pauline and Catholic) for the whole year in Jacobite Alexandrine churches

Lacking beginning

f. 249v contains a prayer for recitation at the marriage ceremony [lacking end].

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, pp. 189-95
[UAC. 37]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 250 ff.


Origin: 1304 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Robert Huntington, d. 1701.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1693.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.


Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions).

Funding of Cataloguing



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