Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 144 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Kitāb Ṣuwar al-kawākib al-thābitah by Ṣūfī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn ʻUmar, 903-986
Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم قال عبد الرحمن بن عمر المعروف بابي الحسين الصوفي بعد ان حمد الله واثنى عليه وصلى على رسوله المصطفى وآله اني رايتُ كثيراً من الناس يخوضون في طلب معرفة الكواكب الثابتة ومواقعها من الفلك وصورها
Colophon: تم الكتاب والحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله على نبيه محمد وآله وسلم تسليماً كتبه وصوره الحسين بن عبد الرحمن بن عمر بن محمد في سنة اربع مائة
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 223
[UAM. 926, with corrig. Nicoll p. 602; revd. by Beeston]

Physical Description

Form: codex


Origin: 400 AH; *1009 [probably by the authorʼs son, with pp. 1-11 supplied c. 14th cent. and parts of pp. 416-19 in 16th cent.]. pp. v d. 419 [Uri 209 ff.] CE

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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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