Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 183 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection


Summary of Contents: A copy of an anonymous commentary on the poetical works of 'Amīr', i.e. Amīr al-Muʼminīn ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib.
Commentator: Anonymous
Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الناس من جهت التمثال اكفاء // ابوهم آدم والام حواء مفهوم تعريف اشارتست به تعين و تميز معنى در ذهن سامع
Explicit: ارجو السلام والٮحا فى الاخرة // صبيا ٮحر من السبيل الحايرة[كذا[
Language(s): Persian, Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex





Origin: n.d. [9th century?] AH; n.d. [15th century?] CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Mr. Simon Digby.

Donated to the Bodleian Libraries by the Trustees of the Simon Digby Memorial Charity, April 2015.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on handlist of Simon Digby with additional enhancements by the Fihrist team.


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