Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Laud Or. 18 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Qurʼānic quotations exemplifying the formula lā ilāha illā Allāh, and prayers for warding off evil
ff. 6v-83r
Author: Anonymous

*Uri gives no date but the colophon, in very feint writing, has the date Rabīʻ al-thānī ʻām tisʻīn wa-thamān miʼah i. e. A. H. 890 = A. D. 1485

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Prayers
[UAM. 178]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 78 ff.


Origin: 1485* CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The Library of Archbishop William Laud, d. 1645.

Donated to the Bodleian Library by Archbishop William Laud, between 1635-41.

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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