Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ouseley 102 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Ouseley Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subject of Music

1. ff. 1v-11v

On music, in rajaz verse with prose commentary

Farmer 16

Language(s): Arabic


Supp. II Anhang, p. 1036
[EA 189]
2. ff. 11v-36r
Author: Anonymous

An extract in 6 bābs from the Kitāb al-Adwār of Urmawī, ʻAbd al-Muʼmin ibn Yūsuf, ca. 1216-1294 and the Farāʼid al-zamān fī ʻilm al-alḥān of Sharaf al-Dīn ibn al-ʻAlāʼī al-Baghdādī al-ʻUlwī al-Ḥusaynī

Followed by a short note on the three divisions of music. Farmer 17

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 495
[EA 190]

Physical Description

Form: codex
11 ff. 26 ff.


Origin: n.d. n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Sir William Ouseley, d. 1842.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1843.

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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