Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 206 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Kitāb al-arbaʻ maqālat wa-sḥarḥuhu fī al-mawālīd wa-al-aḥkām al-nujūmīyah by ʻAli ibn Riḍwān, d. ca. 1068

a commentary on the Quadripartitum of Ptolemy, 2nd cent.

SAUG §116, p. 210 (202)

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 484
[UAM. 992, revd. by Beeston]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 201 ff.


Origin: Early 17th cent.? CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Mathematici in folio, no. 9].

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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