Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 413 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: A leather case, fastened by a strap, containing two sheets of paper inscribed with Arabic prayers, verses of the Koran, and two talismanic figures, one containing the "Most Comely Names of God", written in a Maghribī hand, and apparently from West Africa.

Language(s): Arabic

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Physical Description

Form: codex
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History

Origin: undated

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from W.D. Webster in 1903.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A supplementary hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1922", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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