Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pococke 152 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection


Summary of Contents: 6 works by 5 authors on the subjects of Arabic poetry, Prosody, Arabic language, and Didactic poetry
1. ff. 2v-76r

A commentary* on the Kitāb al-ʻArūḍ al-Andalusī of Abū al-Jaysh, Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn, d. 1228 or 9

*Which should therefore have been placed by Brock. at I. 310 (G1. p. 378, para. 8)

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 368
[UAM. 1236 (1), with corrig. Nicoll p. 614]
2. ff. 77r-114v
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 310
[UAM. 1236 (2)]
3. ff. 115r-124v

On prosody

*See I. 299 (G1, p. 361) and N.C.Sʼ note

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Poetry
[UAM. 1236 (3)]
6. ff. 196r-226v

A correction of the errors of ʻAynī, Badr al-Dīn Maḥmūd ibn Aḥmad, 1361-1451 in his Farāʼid al-qalāʼid

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 299
[UAM. 1236 (6) with corrig. Nicoll p. 615]

Physical Description

Form: codex
75 ff. 38 ff. 10 ff. 20 ff. 51 ff. 47 ff.


Origin: n.d. 1557 CE n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d.

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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