Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 159 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of *Laṭāʼif al-maʻārif limā fīhi min al-akhbār al-gharībah wa-al-ittifāqāt al-ʻajībah
ff. 1v-121v
Author: Anonymous

a history of the kings, caliphs and prophets

*Not the Laṭāʼif al-maʼārif mentioned by H. Khal., says Nicoll p. 580, by which he presumably means that of Thaʻālibī, ʻAbd al-Malik ibn Muḥammad, 961 or 2-1037 or 8

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix History
[UAM. 392, with corrig. Nicoll p. 580]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 122 ff.


Origin: 1479 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

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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