Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 220 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


1 copy of A history of Qāyitbāy

ff. 2v-135v
Author: Anonymous

by an unknown author, composed 877/1472 * (attributed falsely by a later hand to Suyūṭī)

* Nevertheless, teste AFLB in a note > 1955, not identical with the other MSS. listed by Brock. II 30 (G2 38, par. 7)

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix History
[UAM. 800]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 134 ff.


Origin: 16th cent.? 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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