Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 566 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Kitāb Ṣanʻat al-ālat al-shāmilah wa-al-ʻamal bihā by Khujandi, Abu Mahmud, 10th cent.

The title ascribed by Brock. to the Bodl. MS. is a fiction, being apparently an Arabic trans. of Uriʼs Latin, despite the fact that Uri quotes the original title [A. F. L. B.]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 219
[UAM. 970, revd. by Beeston]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 128 ff.


Origin: >1644 ["of considerable age; ff. 1-11 and 62-66 supplied later"]. 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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