Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arch. Seld. A. 60 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Selden Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: 4 works by 4 authors on the subjects of Aphorisms and apothegms, Caliphs, Dictionaries, and Arabic language
1. ff. 1-7

29 moral verses each beginning with a letter of the alphabet (plus γ), with an anonymous Persian verse translation

Language(s): Arabic, Persian

References

GAL I 43
UAM 347(1) with corrig. Nicoll p. 578
2. ff. 8v-81r
Author: Anonymous

A dictionary of Arabic words used by the Persians, explained in Persian and Turkish

Appears to be a version of the work in MS. Marsh 42(ff. 1v-26r); f. 81v consists of Arabic-Persian numerals

Language(s): Arabic, Persian, Turkish

References

Appendix Lexicography
UAM 347(2)
3. ff. 82v-95v

Verses consisting of alternate Arabic and Persian synonyms, with an interlinear Turkish translation

*ff. 96r-97r consist of Arabic-Persian numerals

Language(s): Arabic, Persian, Turkish

References

Appendix Lexicography
UAM 347(3)
4. ff. 97r-105r

With a Persian version and a preface

Language(s): Arabic, Persian

References

GAL I 103
UAM 347(4), with add. Nicoll p. 189, note d

Physical Description

Form: codex
7 ff. 74 ff. 14 ff. 9 ff.

History

Origin: 1506 CE 1506 CE 1506 CE 1506 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

[Any information about a single identifiable episode in the life of the manuscript between origin and acquisition]

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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