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
Title: Kitāb al-Ṣādiḥ wa-al-bāghim(ff. 1r-74r), followed (ff. 74v-91r) by the verse appendix of Ibn Mukānis
GAL I 252
[NAM. 320 (1), with corrig. Nicoll p. 549]
2. ff. 91v-96r
Title: A moralizing urjūzah, beginning “Hal min fatan ẓarīfi * muʻāshirin laṭīfi / Yasmaʻu min maqālī * mā yubhiru al-laʼālī”
GAL I 252-3
[NAM. 320 (2)]
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.
Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.
Funding of Cataloguing