Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pococke 16 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection


Summary of Contents: 3 works by Ibn Sukaykir, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Jamāl al-Dīn, d. 1579 on the subjects of Theology, Chess, and Backgammon
2. ff. 17v-21v

Answers to two questions on the origin of sin propounded by al-Fāḍil ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Batrūnī

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 361
[UAM. 147 (2)]
3. ff. 22r-39v

[see J. R. A. S. 1937, 170.]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 361
[UAM. 147 (3)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
11 ff. 5 ff. 18 ff.


Origin: 1571 CE 1571 CE 1571 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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