Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Selden superius 22 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Selden superius Collection


3 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Mathematics and Algebra

1. ff. 1-52r
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 471
[UAM. 986 (1)]
2. ff. 52v-61r
Author: Anonymous

*Apparently a compendium of a work entitled ʻIlal ḥisab al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah wa-sharḥihi wa-al-burhān ʻalayhi by one Abū Bakr al-Karkhī

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Mathematics
[UAM. 986 (2)]
3. ff. 61v-73v

i. e. Brock.ʼs no. 5. But S1 p. 389 lists it under no. 3: Kitāb al-Fakhrī

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 219
[UAM. 986 (3), with corrig. Nicoll p. 605]

Physical Description

Form: codex
52 ff. 10 ff. 13 ff.


Origin: 1241 CE 1241 CE 1241 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of John Selden.

Presented to the Bodleian Library by Selden's estate in 1659.

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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