Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 559 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


3 works by 3 authors on the subject of Koran

1. ff. 3r-110r
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 406
[NAM. 244 (1)]
2. ff. 110r-122r

Versification of Dānī, ʻUthmān ibn Saʻīd, 981 or 2-1053 ʼs Muqnī in rā.

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 410
[NAM. 244 (2) with corrig Nicoll p. 529]
3. ff. 122r-124r*
Author: Anonymous

On the pauses obligatory in reading from the Qurʼān

*f. 125 contains short work entitled Duʻāʼ al-taḥsīn

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Qurʼān; Recitation
[NAM. 244 (3)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
108 ff. 13 ff. 3 ff.


Origin: 1550 CE 1550 CE 1550 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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