Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 405 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Commentary on the Hidāyat al-ḥikmah of Athīr al-Dīn al-Abharī, al-Mufaḍḍal ibn ʻUmar, d. 1265 by Khwājahʹzādah, Muṣṭafá ibn Yūsuf, d. 1487 or 8

*This ascription by Nicoll is impossible, if the dates of copying are right. In this case the date of copying is probably wrong. Brock. does not mention the comm, in this case.

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 464
[UAM. 516]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 119 ff.


Origin: 1407 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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