Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pococke 159 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection


1 copy of Ḥusn al-muḥāḍarah fī akhbār Miṣr wa al-Qāhirah by Suyūṭī, 1445-1505.

Vol. 1

MS. now rejoined, ff. 1-12, by Pococke 287 (iii); identified at NAM. 142 as belonging to MS. Pococke 159

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 157
[UAM. 813]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 257 ff.


Origin: 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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