Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 211 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


1 copy of Kitāb al-Masāʼil fī ʻilm aḥkām al-nujūm§ by Qaṣrānī, Abū Yūsuf Yaʻqūb ibn ʻAlī*

*Acc. to Nicoll p.605 d.1330. B. suggests fl.8th cent

§The title of the Bodleian MS. is therefore the same as that of the Pet. A. M. K. MS. with which Brock. only tentatively equates his citations, not the same as the rest.

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 221
[UAM. 996, with corrig. Nicoll p. 605; revd. by Beeston]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 191 ff.


Origin: 16th cent.? CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Mathematici 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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