Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ouseley 206-208 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Ouseley Collection


1 copy of Taʼrīkh-i Ṭabarī by Ṭabarī, 838?-923

Incipit: آفرین بر خدای کامگار کامران آفریننده زمین وزمان آن خداوند که بی همتا
Language(s): Persian


E 2

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 553 ff.


Small, but clear Naskhī


Origin: 12th Ramaḍān 894 AH; 9th August 1489 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Sir William Ouseley, d. 1842.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1843.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on: Beeston, A. F. L. (Alfred Felix Landon); Ethé, Hermann, 1844-1917.; Sachau, Eduard,1845-1930; Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford; at the Clarendon Press 1889-1953


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