Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 191 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


1 copy of Ḥayāt al-ḥayawān by Damīrī, Muḥammad ibn Mūsá, 1341?-1405

ff. 4v-148v.

* 2 vols.

*[The three recensions of the work are not here distinguished]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 138
[UAM. 442, 443]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 145, 126.


Origin: n.d.; 1560 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Botanici M.S. in folio, no. 1].

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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