Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Laud Or. 55 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection


1 copy of al-Ḥawāshī al-mufahhimah by Ibn al-Jazarī, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, 1378 or 9-ca. 1432

Commentary on al-Muqaddimah al-Jazarīyah fī al-tajwīd of his father Ibn al-Jazarī, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1350-1429

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 202
[UAM. 1290, with corrig. Nicoll p. 617]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 84 fols.


Origin: 1597 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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