MS. Marsh 578 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)
Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection
4 works by 4 authors on the subjects of Calendars, Astronomy, and Arithmetic
Introductory text only, followed by calendar tables for reducing dates in one era to those of another, taken from Ulugh Beg, 1394-1449
In the Arabic trans. by Yaḥyá ibn ʻAlī al-Rifāʻī (part only [to end of Maq. 1, bāb 6])
Lacking end from fann 2, bāb 3, faṣl 2 (middle)
Provenance and Acquisition
The Library of Archbishop Narcissus Marsh, d. 1713.
The Marsh bequest entered the Bodleian Library in 1714.
Funding of Cataloguing