Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 217 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


1 copy of Kitāb al-Ḥamāsah by Abū Tammām Ḥabīb ibn Aws al-Ṭāʼī, fl. 808-842

with scattered notes and variant readings [anon.]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 20
[NAM. 310]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 165 ff.


Origin: [part only] 1287; [rest] n. d. CE

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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