Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Tanner (Or.) 385 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of A short compendium of the law of inheritance and succession

ff. 1v-58r
Author: Anonymous

, with frequent glosses*. [Followed by a Turkish calendar, ff. 59v-65v]

*This work is interrupted by (i) ff. 6r-7v, a legal work entitled Masāʼil al-ikhtilāṭ [in Arabic]

(ii) ff. 10v-12, 4 legal problems entitled Tashbīh al-banāt [in Turkish]
Language(s): Arabic, Turkish


Appendix Law
[UAM. 261, with corr. Nicoll p. 575]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 58 ff.


Origin: n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

[Any information about a single identifiable episode in the life of the manuscript between origin and acquisition]

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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