Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Laud Or. 296 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Daqāʼiq al-muḥkamah by Anṣārī, Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad, ca. 1423-ca. 1520

commentary on the Muqaddimah of Ibn al-Jazarī, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1350-1429

In Brock. this is entered a few lines below its proper place, it seems, since there is no evidence of the "glosses by Zain al-ʻĀbidīn Yūsuf d. 1657"

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 202
[UAM. 1214, with corrig. Nicoll p. 612]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 33 fols.


Origin: 1630 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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