Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 257 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Tanbīh fī al-fiqh by Fīrūzābādī al-Shīrāzī, Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm ibn ʻAlī ibn Yūsuf, ca. 1003-1083

part 1 only, with commentary Kifāyat al-nabīh by Ibn al-Rifʻah, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, 1247 or 8-1310 or 11

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 387
[UAM. 196 with corrig. Nicoll p. 572]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 310 ff.


Origin: n.d.

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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