Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 701 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Mathematics, Astronomical instruments, and Astronomy

1. ff. 1-86v

As in Meshed and Esc. MSS.; Brock. “Jāmiʻ”

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 511
[UAM. 1037 (1), with corrig. Nicoll p. 607]
2. ff. 187v-362v
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 476
[UAM. 1037 (3), with corrig. Nicoll p. 607]

Physical Description

Form: codex
86 ff. 176 ff.


Origin: 1419 CE 1419 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Jacob Golius [see Golius Sale Catalogue, Libri Mathematici in quarto &c. no. 20].

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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Funding of Cataloguing



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