Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arch. Seld. A. 77 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Selden Collection


1 work on the subject of Arabic poetry

Title: Introduction to a qaṣīdah ?by one Qānṣūh, Amīr Ákhūr in Egypt, describing the search for the missing lines at the instance of the poetʼs son Kamāl al-Dīn Muḥammad

Only the first line appears; rhyme-letter ʻayn

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Poetry

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 f.


Origin: n.d.

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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