Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pococke 149 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection


3 works by Abū al-ʻAlāʼ al-Maʻarrī, 973-1057 on the subject of Arabic poetry

1. ff. 1v-59v

With anonymous* glosses

*K 148 says Maʻarrīʼs own commentary Ḍawʼ al-saqṭ

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 255
[NAM. 329 (1), with corrig. Nicoll. p. 550]
2. ff. 60r-67v
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 255
[NAM. 329 (2)]
3. ff. 68v-70r
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 255
[NAM. 329 (3), with corrig. Nicoll p. 550]

Physical Description

Form: codex
59 ff. 8 ff. 3 ff.


Origin: 1628 CE 1628 CE before 1628 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Edward Pococke, d. 1691.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1692.

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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