Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pococke 54 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection


1 copy of Taʼrīkh mukhtaṣar al-duwal by Bar Hebraeus, 1226-1286

ff. 1v-169v

lacks end; finishes at p. 549 1.10 of Pocockeʼs edition

ff. 170r-171v part of a work on the Muslim conquest of Egypt

ff. 171v-172 a short work entitled Fī istiʻmāl al-qirāʼah

f. 174 a list with dates of 67 O. T. passages

ff. 175-179v list of patriarchs of Antioch

f. 180 misc. notes

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 349
[UAC. 97]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 179 ff.


Origin: not after 1662 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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