Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ouseley 288 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Ouseley Collection


Summary of Contents: 6 works by Jāmī, 1414-1492 on the subjects of Arabic language, Mysticism, Sufi poetry, Hadith, and Sufism
1. ff. 6v-130r (matn)

Commentary on the Kāfiyah of Ibn al-Ḥājib, ʻUthmān ibn ʻUmar, 1175-1249

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 304
[Ethè 894 (2)]
2. ff. 321v-383r (matn)

Jāmīʼs Persian commentary on the Naqsh al-fuṣūṣ of Ibn al-ʻArabī, 1165-1240 , itself an abridgment of the latterʼs Fuṣūṣ al-ḥikam

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


GAL I 442
[Ethé 894 (9)]
3. ff. 423v-439r (matn)
Language(s): Arabic, Persian


GAL I 263
[Ethé 894 (12)]
4. ff. 439v-447r (matn)

*which Brock. does not indicate.

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


GAL I 263
[Ethé 894 (14)]
5. fols. 472v-474r (matn)

Forty Arabic traditions with Persian introduction and Persian paraphrase

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


GAL II 207
[Ethé 894 (20)]
6. fols 480v-487r (matn)
Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 207
[Ethé 894 (25)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
125 ff. 63 ff. 17 ff. 9 ff. 3 fols. 8 fols.


Origin: 1534 CE 1534 CE 1534 CE 1534 CE 1534 CE 1534 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.


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