Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Laud Or. 243 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection


1 copy of Pentateuch

Title: Pentateuch

Translated into Arabic from the Septuagint by al-Ḥārith ibn Sinān. defective at beginning of preface

ff. iv, v and 379 Coptic

Language(s): Arabic, Coptic


Graf I, p. 107
[UAC. 2, with corrig. Nicoll p. 564]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 378 ff.


Origin: n.d.

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.


Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions).

Digital Images

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