Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 458 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


1 copy of Maqāmāt by Ḥarīrī, 1054-1122

Title: Maqāmāt

with occasional glosses (anon.)

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 276
[UAM. 353, with corrig. Nicoll p. 579]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 132 ff.


Origin: 1337 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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