Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 399 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


1 copy of Tadhhīb tahdhīb al-kamāl by Dhahabī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 1274-1348

Compendium of the Tahdhīb al-kamāl of Mizzī, Yūsuf ibn al-Zakī ʻAbd al-Raḥmān, 1256-1341 , itself a revision of al-Kamāl fī maʻrifat asmāʼ al-rijal of Jammāʻīlī, ʻAbd al-Ghanī ibn ʻAbd al-Wāḥid, 1146-1203 ; part 9 only.

[*So Nicoll, but Brock. lists the MS. as part of the Ikmāl tahdhīb al-kamāl, a completion of the Tahdhīb, by ʻAlā al-Dīn Mughlaṭāy ibn Qilich d.1361 ]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 356
[UAM. 754

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 230 ff.


Origin: 1426 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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