Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ouseley 156 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Ouseley Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: 7 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Arabic language, Qasidas, Geomancy, Islamic magic, Theology, Wills, and Arabic poetry
1. ff. 6-55

Commentary on al-Muqaddimah al-Ājurrūmīyah of Ibn Ājurrūm, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1273 or 4-1323

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 238
[EA 120]
2. ff. 56v-58r
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Poetry
3. ff. 59r-63v
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Magic
4. ff. 64r-66v
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Magic
5. ff. 67r-103v
Author: Anonymous

Lacking beginning

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Theology
6. ff. 104v-110v

To his son and successor, al-Mahdī

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Ethics and Politics
[EA 83]
7. ff. 111v-118r*
Author: Anonymous

* 118r contains a saying of ʻAlī used as a calligraphic exercise

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Poetry
[EA 64]

Physical Description

Form: codex
50 ff. 3 ff. 5 ff. 3 ff. 37 ff. 7 ff. 8 ff.

History

Origin: 1803 CE Early 19th cent.? CE Early 19th cent.? CE Early 19th cent.? CE Early 19th cent.? CE 1712 CE 1716 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

[Any information about a single identifiable episode in the life of the manuscript between origin and acquisition]

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.

Availability

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