Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 256 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Kitāb fī akhbār al-adhkiyāʼ alladhīna qawiyat fiṭanuhum wa-tawaqqada* dhakāʼuhum bi quwwat jawharīyat ʻuqūlihim by Ibn al-Jawzī, Abū al-Faraj ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn ʻAlī, 1116 (ca.)-1201

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 109 ff.


Origin: 1639 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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