Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 119 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Nūr ḥadaqat al-abṣār wa-nawr ḥadīqat al-anẓār by Taqī al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Maʻrūf, 1525 or 6-1585

on optics

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 358
[UAM. 930, with corrig. Nicoll p. 602] [revd. by Beeston]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 83 ff.


Origin: 1574 [probably autograph]. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Mathematici in folio, no. 19].

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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