Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arch. Seld. A. 46 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Selden Collection


Summary of Contents: 12 works by Ṭūsī, Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1201-1274 on the subjects of Geometry, Mathematics, and Astronomy
1. ff. 1v-10v

The Data of Euclid, translated by Isḥāq ibn Ḥunayn, 830 or 31-910 or 11 and revised by Thābit ibn Qurrah al-Ḥarrānī, d. 901

Hyderabad edition, vol. I, no. I

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 511
UAM 895(1) with corrig. Nicoll p. 599
9. ff. 46v-85r

The Sphaerica of Menelaos, translated by Manṣūr ibn ʻIrāq. 2 books only?

Hyderabad edition, vol. II no. 9

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 511
UAM 895(7)

Physical Description

Form: codex
10 ff. 5 ff. 1 p. 7 ff. 9 ff. 8 ff. 6 fols. 4 ff. 40 ff. 34 ff 31 ff. 2 ff.


Origin: n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. 1452 CE 1452 CE n.d. 1452 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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