Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 205 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Dīwān by Farazdaq, ca. 641-ca. 728

Title: Dīwān

in the recension of Sukkarī, Abū Saʻīd al-Ḥasan ibn al-Ḥusayn, 827 or 8-888 or 9

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 56
NAM. 306, with corrig. Nicoll p. 547]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 241 ff. (no ff. 92-99).


Origin: 15th cent.? CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Miscellanei M.S. in folio, no. 20].

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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