Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 401 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Fākihat al-majālis wa-fakāhat al-mujālis by Maqdisī, Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Dāʼim, 1179-1270

An anthology of anecdotes drawn from the Taʼrīkh Dimashq of Ibn ʻAsākir, ʻAlī ibn al-Ḥasan, 1105-1176 . 2 vols. [Folios of vol. 2 in disorder.]

*vol. 2, as MS. Arab. d. 8

**numbered i, 1-224 (with the following nos. used twice: 15, 45, 163, 170) ff. 45 (i) and 163(i) extraneous

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 331
[UAM. 387; K 19*]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 230; 229 ff.**


Origin: 13th cent.? 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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