Arabic MS 22 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)
An abriged version of Tabari's History, possibly retranslated in Arabic from Bal'ami's Persian version
Provenance and Acquisition
Formerly part of the collection of the Persian scholar Nathaniel Bland (1803-1865). Bland’s oriental manuscripts were sold through Bernard Quaritch in 1866 to Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford.
The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.