Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 557 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Kawākib al-durrīyah fī waḍʻ al-binkāmāt al-dawrīyah by Taqī al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Maʻrūf, 1525 or 6-1585

Composed 1559

Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم و به نستعين. يا من أبدع الحركة والسكون واطلع بدور المعارف من أفق غيبه المكنون وجعل في حركات هذه الدوائر والكرات رقائق الحقائق ودقائق الإشارات
Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 358
UAM. 968, with corrig. Nicoll p. 604; revised by Beeston

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 67 ff.


Origin: 1565 [copied from the autograph]. 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.


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