Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pococke 266 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection


3 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Laudatory poetry and Arabic language

1. ff. 1-70v

With a commentary by Lakhmī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, fl. 1161

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 112
[UAM. 1257 (1)]
2. ff. 71-106

With anonymous glosses

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 300
[UAM. 1257 (2) with corrig Nicoll p. 616]
3. ff. 107-132

With trivial glosses

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 300
[UAM. 1257 (3) with corrig. Nicoll p. 616]

Physical Description

Form: codex
70 ff. 36 ff. 26 ff.


Origin: 1466 CE n.d. bef. 1342 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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