Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pococke 306 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of [An ethical and religious poem, lacking beginning, with Persian paraphrase and commentary by Mīr Ḥusayn Mutabādī ] by ʻAlī
Author and Attributed name: ʻAlī

Identified in Puseyʼs Index (apparently on no authority, cf. with pseudo-ʻAlid verse) with ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, Caliph, ca. 600-661

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


Appendix Poetry
[UAM. 307]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 241 ff.


Origin: 1485 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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