Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 690 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Muʻālajāt al-Buqrāṭīyah by Ṭabarī, Abū al-Ḥasan Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, fl. c. 970

book. 4. [Lacunae after f. 6 (middle of bāb 1 to middle of bāb 2), and after f. 63 (end of bāb 31 to middle of bāb 38)]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 237
[UAM. 641, plus 20 fols. (ff. 64-73) formerly MS. Arab. f. 9 [= K 291] and now restored]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 94 ff.


Origin: 1310 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).

Funding of Cataloguing



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