Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 256 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Psalms, the canticle of Moses, Theotokia, prayers and hymns for the Blessed Virgin Mary, archangels and martyrs

Coptic with incomplete Arabic translation

ff. i-iii and 296 contain various prayers in Coptic and Arabic

Language(s): Arabic, Coptic


Graf I, p. 652
[Uri Copt. 26]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 295 ff.


Origin: n.d.

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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