Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 581 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 3 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Religious disputations, Christian writings, and Christian Theology
1. ff. 1v-51r
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic


Graf II, p. 81
[UAC. 42 (1)]
2. ff. 54v-72v
Language(s): Arabic


Graf II, p. 74
[UAC. 42 (2)]
3. ff. 72v-74r

cf. Machriq 1 pp. 840-42 where text published with title Muʻtaqad al-Naṣārá fī al-tawḥīd wa-al-ittiḥād

Language(s): Arabic


Graf II, p. 77

Physical Description

Form: codex
51 ff. 21 ff. 3 ff.


Origin: 1536 CE n.d. n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Miscellanei M.S. in quarto &c, no. 24].

The Library of Archbishop Narcissus Marsh, d. 1713.

The Marsh bequest entered the Bodleian Library in 1714.

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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