Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Laud Or. 265 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection


1 copy of Akhbār al-rusul wa-al-mulūk by Ṭabarī, 838?-923

covering A. H. 61 (part only) -A. H. 83, with lacuna after f. 270*. Lacking title-page and beginning

*pp. 332-1098 of de Goejeʼs edn.; described in the colophon as pt. 19

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 142
[UAM. 650, with corrig. Nicoll p. 590]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 275 ff.


Origin: ?12th cent. 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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