Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Sale 82 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Sale Collection


1 copy of Tarjumah-yi ṣad kalimah by ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, Caliph, ca. 600-661

i. e. the Miʼah kalimah with a threefold paraphrase (Arabic prose, Persian prose and Persian verse) and a fourth (interlinear) version in literal Persian by Vaṭvāṭ, Rashīd al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, ca. 1114-ca. 1182

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


GAL I 43
[Ethé 1431]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 48 ff.


Origin: 1415 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of George Sale, d. 1736.

Acquired by Thomas Hunt in 1760.

The Radcliffe Library.

Acquired by the Bodleian Library in 1872.

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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