Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 8, 9 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection

Contents

1 copy of Shams al-ʻulūm by Nashwān ibn Saʻīd al-Ḥimyarī, d. 1178

in an abridgment by the authorʼs son Muḥammad.* 2 vols.

*Used as MS. "0" by Azimuddin in his edn. of part of the Shams al-ʻulūm (Gibb Mem. Ser., 24 [1916])

*Whence Azimuddin gives the wrong ref. Uri 1064.

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL I 301
[UAM. 1074, 1075 (misprinted MLXIV, MLXV)* with corrig. Nicoll p. 603]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 101; 127.

History

Origin: 1271, 1270 [in lifetime of Muḥammad the son]. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

[Any information about a single identifiable episode in the life of the manuscript between origin and acquisition]

Record Sources

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

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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