Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pococke 178 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection


1 copy of Rasāʼil by Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ

Title: Rasāʼil

Part 2 only

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 214
[UAM. 966 [the second of the two consecutive entries so numbered], with corr. Nicoll p. 604]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 227 ff.


Origin: 1541 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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