Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Sale 86 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Sale Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Christian saints and Sermons

1. ff. 1r-151v

An epitome of a life of John Chrysostom, Saint, d. 407 by one George of Alexandria

Language(s): Arabic


Graf III, p. 107
[EA 138 (1)]
2. ff. 152r-164r*
Title: Sermon on Eutropius, translated from Greek by Ignatius patriarch of Antioch, and a sermon on the benefit of reading the Holy Scriptures

*ff. 164v-182v contain an index of Chrysostomʼs writings publ. in the greek edn. of 1612

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, p. 350
[EA 138 (2)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
151 ff. 13 ff.


Origin: n.d. n.d.

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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