Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Thurston 20 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Thurston Collection


Dīwān by Mutanabbī, Abū al-Ṭayyib Aḥmad ibn al-Ḥusayn, 915 or 16-965

Title: Dīwān

Part only, rhymes mainly in lām and mīm

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 88
[UAM. 1252, with corrig Nicoll p. 615]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 66 ff. [lacking beg. and end].


Origin: n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance unknown, but probably acquired by the Bodleian Library between 1613 and 1615.

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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