Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 238 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


1 copy of Kitāb al-Tarjumān by Ibn Muhannā, Jamāl-al-Dīn, fl. ca. 1400

ff. 1v-97v

Transcript of MS. Thurston 14

*assuming this to have been copied for Golius by Shahin Qandy see Kunitzsch Ibn aṣ-Ṣalaḥ, p. 31

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Grammar
[UAM. 1124 (1-3), with foot-note to Nicoll Arab. Moh. 226]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 97 ff.


Origin: 1657 or 58.* CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri M.S. Incompacti in quarto &c, no. 5].

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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