Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pococke 251 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Kitāb al-Irshād lil-umarā wa-al-ʻulamā wa al-muktasibīn wa-al-ʻibād by Waṣāʼī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn ʻUmar ibn Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd Allāh
ff. 3v-133v

An ethico-political work in 7 books

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Ethics
[UAM. 302]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 131 ff.


Origin: 1394 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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