Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pococke 259 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection


Summary of Contents: 4 works by 4 authors on the subjects of Kings and rulers, Islamic eschatology, Birds, Flowers, and Natural religion
1. ff. 5-73

Arabic version of the Persian Naṣīḥat al-mulūk of Ghazzālī, 1058-1111

[*where Nicoll misprints al-Durr for al-Tibr]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 423
[UAM. 304 (1) with corrig. Nicoll p. 577*]
2. ff. 74r-98v
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 421
[UAM. 304 (2)]
3. ff. 99r-120r
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 451
[UAM. 304 (3)]
4. ff. 121r-124v

[*Brock. al-Wasīlah al-ẓāhirah]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 385
[UAM. 304 (4)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
69 ff. 25 ff. 22 ff. 4 ff.


Origin: n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

[Any information about a single identifiable episode in the life of the manuscript between origin and acquisition]

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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