Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 68 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


3 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Astronomy, Logic, and Geometry

1. ff. 1v-71v
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 473
[UAM. 1027 [(1) as revd. by Beeston]
2. fols. 72v-74r

Fragment only, the first and last three pages

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 208
[UAM. 1027 [(2), as revd. by Beeston]
3. fols. 74v-77v

An elementary treatise on geometry, different from his commentary on the work of the same title by Samarqandī*; a fragment only, containing the beginning

*Ahlw. 5943.

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 212
[UAM. 1027 [(3) as revd. by Beeston]

Physical Description

Form: codex
71 ff. 3 fols. 4 fols.


Origin: c. 1500 CE 1477 CE c. 1500? CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Miscellanei M.S. in quarto &c, no. 71].

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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