Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 546 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Arabic language and Muḥammad

1. ff. 1r-117r

Defective at beginning

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 283
[NAM. 376 (1)]
2. ff. 118v-140r
Author: Anonymous

A collection of traditions about the birth of Muḥammad, Prophet, d. 632 , followed by a genealogical tree and a description of a miracle wrought by him

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Traditions
[NAM. 376 (2)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
117 ff. 23 ff.


Origin: 1467 CE 1442 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The Library of Archbishop Narcissus Marsh, d. 1713.

The Marsh bequest entered the Bodleian Library in 1714.

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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