Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pococke 440 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection


Summary of Contents: 2 works by Ibn al-Habbārīyah, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1023 or 4-1115 or 16 on the subjects of Epic poetry and Arabic poetry
1. ff. 1r-91r
(ff. 1r-74r), followed (ff. 74v-91r) by the verse appendix of Ibn Mukānis
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 252
[NAM. 320 (1), with corrig. Nicoll p. 549]

Physical Description

Form: codex
91 ff. 6 ff.


Origin: 1635 CE 1635? 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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