Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 667 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


1 copy of Kitāb Abullūniyūs fī al-makhrūṭāt by Apollonius, of Perga

i.e. the Conica in the version of Hilāl ibn Abī Hilāl al-Ḥimṣī (bk. 1-4) and Thābit ibn Qurrah al-Ḥarrānī, d. 901 (bk. 5-7), revised by the Banū Mūsá, and with the marginal glosses of Ṭūsī, Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1201-1274

A. F. L. Beeston, Bodleian Library Record 4 (1952), pp. 76-77 (where however the abjad date tāʼ sīn bāʼ is converted 472 not 462)

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 217
[UAM. 943]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 170 ff.


Origin: 1070 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Mathematici in folio, no. 3].

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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