Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Selden superius 85 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Selden superius Collection


1 copy of al-Durar fī saṭḥ al-ukar.* by Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 973?-1048

*= 1st suʼāl of his Tashīl al-tasṭīḥ al-asṭurlābī... etc., cf. MS. Thurston 3, ff. 120r-122r

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 476
[UAM. 1046]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 10 ff.


Origin: 1345 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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