MS. Sale 43 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)
Oriental Manuscripts Sale Collection
2 works by anonymous authors on the subjects of Arabic poetry and Biography
1. ff. 1v-54r
Title: Four fragments of Arab anthologies of verse:- (i) ff. 1v-18v: an anthology compiled by Ibn Ḥujjah not before 1594. n.d. (ii) f. 19 (i): one leaf dated 1691 (iii) f. 20r-53r: an anthology compiled not earlier than the beg. of the 17th cent. n.d. (iv) f. 54r: one leaf dated 1703.
2. ff. 55v-177v
Including biographies of Sībawayhi, Yāqūt, and Shanfarah
Origin: 1609 CE
Provenance and Acquisition
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Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.