Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 449 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


A copy of Jāmī's Yūsuf u Zulaykhā, and part of al-Zamakhsharī's Muqaddimat al-adab.

ff. 1-123.
Language(s): Persian


ff. 125v-134v

Part only of the first qism, with occasional Chagatay and Persian interlinear translation and glosses

Language(s): Arabic, Persian, Chagatay


GAL I 291
[Uri Pers. 120 (2)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 134 ff.


Script: European hand. Scribe: Jacob Golius.


Origin: Muḥarram 1053 AH; March 1643 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri M.S. Incompacti. In folio, no. 12, and Addenda. Libri M.S. Incompacti in folio, no. 13].

The collections of Archbishop Narcissus Marsh.

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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