Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 216 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Kitāb al-Muthallath fī ʻilm al-raml by Ibn al-Maḥfūf, ʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻAlī, d. bef 1397

[Lacking beginning and end (from middle of faṣl 5 of bāb 11 onwards)].**

*where wrongly identified as a work entitled Bughyat al-āmāl fī ṣināʻat al-raml wa-taqwīm al-ashkāl, attributed [?] suppositiously to al-Fārābī (this information appears on f. 1r). Cited by Brock. at I 212

**text corresponds to MS. Arab. f. 36, f. 95v 1.3 - f. 147r 1.2. leaves in disorder; correct order 2, 4-6, 3, 52, 7-51. f. 1 extraneous, in a later hand

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 257
[UAM. 956*]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 51 ff.


Origin: n.d.

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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