Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Rawlinson Or. 2 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Rawlinson Oriental Collection


2 works by anonymous authors on the subjects of Koran and Bible

1. ff. 5-27
Title: Qurʼān

Sūrahs 29, 100 and 101

Copied by G. Bedwell, with Latin version by Ri. Retinensis [= ?]

Language(s): Arabic, Latin


GAL I 33-36
[UAM. 67 (1), with corrig. Nicoll p. 567]
2. ff. 28r-43r

In the hand of Bedwell, William, ca. 1561-1632 , and in the version of the edition of Thomas Erpenius

f. 44v contains Latin title page for whole MS.

Language(s): Arabic, Latin


Graf I, pp. 175-76
[UAM. 67 (2), with corrig. Nicoll p. 567]

Physical Description

Form: codex
23 ff. 16 ff.


Origin: 17th cent. CE early 17th cent.? CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Richard Rawlinson, d. 1755.

The Rawlinson bequest entered the Bodleian Library in 1756.

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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