Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 638 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Tabyīn kadhib al-muftarī fī mā nusiba ilá Abī al-Ḥasan al-Ashʻarī by Ibn ʻAsākir, ʻAlī ibn al-Ḥasan, 1105-1176

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 287 ff.


Origin: 1428 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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