Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pococke 270 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection


1 work on the subjects of Prophets, Religious biography, and Fatimites

Author: Anonymous
Title: Summary, down to the reign of the Fāṭimid al-Ẓāhir (reigned 411-27/1021-36), of the ʻUyūn al-maʻārif or al-Inbāʼ ʻalá al-anbiyāʼ of Quḍāʻī, Muḥammad ibn Salāmah, d. 1062

S. A. Assaad, The reign of al-Hakim bi Amr Allāh, pp. 18, 19. Text up to fol. 108 line 2 appears to agree with MS. Marshall (Or.) 37, to fol. 106r, line 7

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 343
[UAM. 865]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 139 ff.


Origin: 1481 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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