Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 555 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Wāfiyah fī sharḥ al-Kāfiyah by Ibn Sharaf Shāh, Ḥasan ibn Muḥammad, 1247 or 8-1315 or 16
(composed after 1273)

commentary on the Kāfiyah of Ibn al-Ḥājib, ʻUthmān ibn ʻUmar, 1175-1249

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 304
[UAM. 1146 with corrig. Nicoll p. 610]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 155 ff.


Origin: 1571 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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