Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 693 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


1 copy of Kayhānshinākht by Qaṭṭān, al-Ḥasan ibn ʻAlī, 1072 or 3-1153 or 4

translated from the Persian, for which (Gayhān-shinākht) see Storey vol. 2, no. 82 [p. 45], who does not, however, mention this MS.

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Astronomy
[UAM. 1038, revd. by Beeston]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 60 ff.


Origin: 1487 [from an original of 1333]. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Mathematici in quarto &c. no. 21].

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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