Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Thurston 1 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Thurston Collection


1 copy of Kitāb al-Makrūṭāt by Apollonius, of Perga

i. e. the Conica, bks. 5-7, in the version of Thābit ibn Qurrah al-Ḥarrānī, d. 901 revised by Aḥmad ibn Mūsá ibn Shākir

A transcript by several hands of MS. Marsh 667; for both: SAUG § 103, pp. 182-3 (174-5)

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 217
[UAM. 885]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 120 ff.


Origin: 1626 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance unknown but not given by Thurston [see Summary Catalogue, 2.ii, 798-801].

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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