Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 46 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


1 copy of Bulghat al-ẓurafāʼ fī tawārīkh al-khulafāʼ by Rūḥī, ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad

a history of the Caliphs to 1036

*or al-Rūḥī, see S. A. Assaad : The reign of al-Hakim bi Amr Allāh, 1974, p. 19

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 343
[UAM. 864, with corrig. Nicoll p. 598]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 116 ff.


Origin: 1230 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.


Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions).

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