Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ouseley Add. 18 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Ouseley Add. Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Hadith, Aphorisms and apothegms, and Caliphs

1. fols. 1-7r

Forty Arabic traditions with Persian introduction and Persian paraphrase [defective; lacuna of 2 fols.

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


GAL II 207
[Ethé 1990]
2. ff. 8v-21r

With a Persian verse translation. With 74 sentences only, not that of Vaṭvāṭ, Rashīd al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, ca. 1114-ca. 1182

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 43
[Ethé 1433]

Physical Description

Form: codex
7 fols. 14 ff.


Origin: 1568 CE 1568 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Sir Gore Ouseley, d. 1844

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1858.

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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