Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 63 (The John Rylands Research Institute and Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts


Arabic translation of the Bulletin de la Grande Armée

Title: كتاب حوادث الحرب الواقع بين الفرنساوية والبروسياوية في سنة ١٨٠٦ المسيحية ترجمة القسيس جبرائيل الطويل
Title: Bulletin de la Grande Armée
Incipit: تاريخ حرب الفرنساوية في مملكة بروسيا ومجموع اخباره اليومية ... حرر في مدينة باريس في ١٥ تشرين اول غربي سنة ١٨٠٦
Explicit: غير ان نبات الارض لم تظهر اشارة لبروزه ايضا
Language(s): Arabic


Catalogue no. Arabic MS 282 [63]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: 121 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 260 × 197 mm.


1 column, 36 lines


Origin: 1806/1807 CE

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.

Purchased by Enriqueta Rylands in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford, for the John Rylands Library.

Record Sources

Catalogue information compiled by Abdullah al-Rashidi from Alphonse Mingana, Catalogue of the Arabic Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, Manchester University Press, 1934.


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