Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 601 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: 11 works by 5 authors on the subjects of Astronomy, Natural Ventilation, Chronology, Sundials, Mathematics, Astronomical instruments, Calendars, Direction of prayer, and Qiblah
5. ff. 46v-57v

A compendium of his own Irshād al-ḥāʼir ilá maʻrifat wadʻ khuṭūṭ faḍl al-dāʼir

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 128
UAM. 1023 (5), with corr. Nic. p. 606; revised by Beeston
6. ff*. 61v-81v

*Ff. 58r-61r either blank or filled with later scribblings

*Brock.ʼs “Bajanīqī” [in index Bajāniqī] to be deleted

*Diff. from Brock.ʼs al-Lafẓ al-muḥarrar

Language(s): Arabic

References

Scpp. II. Anhang, p. 1019
UAM. 1023 (6), with corrig. Nicoll p. 606; revised by Beeston
9. ff. 96v-123r
Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 126
UAM. 1023 (8 [ii]), with corrig. Nicoll p. 606; (9) as revised by Beeston
10. ff. 123v-128v
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Calendar
UAM. 1023 (9); (10) as revised by Beeston

Physical Description

Form: codex
23 ff. 8 ff. 8 ff. 8 ff. 12 ff. 22 ff. 10 ff. 5 ff. 28 ff. 6 ff. 22 ff. [incomplete (lacking 7th maqālah)]

History

Origin: 16th cent.? CE 16th cent.? CE 16th cent.? CE 16th cent.? CE 16th cent.? CE 16th cent.? CE 16th cent.? CE 16th cent.? CE 16th cent.? CE 16th cent.? CE 16th cent.? CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Mathematici in quarto &c. no. 15].

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.

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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