Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arch. Seld. A. 68 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Selden Collection


1 copy of Gospels

ff. 7v-214v
Title: Gospels

With annotations in Coptic. Version differs from Erpenius, but agrees with MS. Huntington 118

ff. 215v-226v contain tables in Arabic of feast days and fast days

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, p. 161
Uri Arab. Christ. 24(1), with corrig. Nicoll p. 564

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 208 ff.


Origin: 1285 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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