Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Marsh 73 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Marsh Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subject of Arabic poetry

1. ff. 1-91v

Incomplete; several lacunae and lacking end

f. (i) notes and verses in a later hand

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Poetry
[UAM. 1294, with corrig. Nicoll p. 618, plus 43 fols. (ff. 49-91) formerly MS. Arab. f. 8 and MS. Arab. f. 10 combined [= K 290] and now restored]
2. ff. 92r-95v

2 fragments

f. 96 notes and verses in a later hand

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 255
[UAM. 1294 (this item not mentioned); formerly MS. Arab. f. 11 [= K 292] and now restored]

Physical Description

Form: codex
91 ff. 4 ff.


Origin: ?16th cent. CE ?13th cent. 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.


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