Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 249 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Commentary (compd. 1424) on al-Asbāb wa-al-ʻalāmāt of Najīb al-Dīn al-Samarqandī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī, d. 1222 by Nafīs ibn ʻIwaḍ, d. ca. 1449
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 491
[UAM. 617 with corrig. Nicoll p. 589; revd. by Beeston]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: v. d. 547 ff.


Origin: 1617 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Medici M.S. in folio, no. 9].

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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