Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ind. Inst. Arab. 5,6 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of *Commentary on al-Qānūn fī al-ṭibb of Avicenna, 980-1037 by Quṭb al-Shīrāzī, Maḥmūd ibn Masʻūd, 1236 or 7-1310 or 11

2 vols. [incomplete? – vol.1 ends in bk.1, fann 2, taʻlīm (or faṣl) 5; vol. 2 begins in bk. 3, fann 14, maqālah 1, faṣl 1 and ends in "jild 2 of taʻlīm 3, fann 3, fasl 3, mabḥath 7", with lacunae betw.ff.56-57 and 194-95] *Whether the larger or smaller in Brock. is not clear

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 457

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 315;341 ff.


Origin: 1700 [vol.2]. 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.


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