Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Laud Or. 299 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection


1 copy of A compendium of Ḥanafite law

Author: Anonymous

*The work cannot be the Nūr al-anwār hinted at there, which was composed by Shaykh Jīwān al-Lakhnawī in 1694

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Law
[NAM. 90, with corrig. Nicoll p. 517*]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 275 ff. [lacking beg.]


Origin: Latter part 1612, rest earlier. 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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