Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arab. b. 2 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


3 works by anonymous authors on the subjects of Miscellanea and Arabic letters

Title: Arabic miscellanea from the papers of Kennicott, Benjamin, 1718-1783 , together with some from other sources.*

*Two such items (f. 5 and ff. 10,11), being original Arabic documents, are separately listed (Appendix, Documents)

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix European
[K 2]
3. ff. 10,11
Author: Anonymous
Title: A letter addressed in 1774 to Hunt, Thomas, 1696-1774, Regius Prof. of Hebrew at Oxford, by a Christian in Jerusalem
Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Documents
[K 2 (4)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
68 ff. 1 f. 2 ff.


Origin: 18th-20th cent. CE; 18th cent. CE; 1774 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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