Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arch. Seld. A. 19 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Selden Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subject of Universal history

2. ff. 136-188

Perhaps to be identified with his Kitāb al-Awsaṭ, his ʻʻintermediateʼʼ compendium of his own Akhbār al-zamān

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 145
UAM 666(2)

Physical Description

Form: codex
134 ff. 53 ff.


Origin: n.d. 1481 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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Funding of Cataloguing



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