MS. Rawlinson Or. 8 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)
Oriental Manuscripts Rawlinson Oriental Collection
A composite MS containing a work on the history of the Prophets, and 3 works on lexicography.
A Turkish translation of the Kitāb Badʼ al-dunyā wa-qiṣaṣ al-anbiyāʼ of Kisāʼī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd Allāh, 11th cent.
Provenance and Acquisition
The collections of Richard Rawlinson, d. 1755.
The Rawlinson bequest entered the Bodleian Library in 1756.
Funding of Cataloguing