Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Selden superius 36 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Selden superius Collection


1 work on the subject of Arithmetic

Author and Attributed name: Abū Isḥāq

*Beeston suggests as a possible identity Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm ibn Ibrāhīm al-Nawāwī, author of a work on farāʼiḍ and algebra composed in 1450 (II. 97; 62, P. 120, par. 36)

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 200
[UAM. 1028, with corr. Nic. p. 606; revd. by Beeston]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 233 fols.


Origin: 1484 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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