Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arab. c. 56 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 41 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Bills of sale, Astrology, Medicine, Koran, Tales, Registers, Theology, Documents, Promissory notes, Qasidas, Correspondence, Karaites, Bible, Islamic law, Mathematics, Yemen, Islamic Empire, and Amulets
1. f. 1
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (1)]
2. f. 2
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (2)]
3. ff. 3, 4
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Astrology
[K 10 (3)]
4. f. 5

Only the beginnings of the lines preserved

Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (4)]
5. f. 6
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Medicine
[K 10 (5)]
6. f. 7

*originally 2ff., now mounted as one

Language(s): Arabic

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I 33-36
[K 10 (6)]
7. f. 8
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Miscellaneous
[K 10 (7)]
8. f. 9
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (8)]
9. f. 10

*"stories from the Paradise" says Kahle, if I read him rightly

Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Tales
[K 10 (9)]
10. f. 11*

*ff. 12, 64, 65 are blank

Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Miscellaneous
[K 10 (10)]
11. ff. 13, 62

Two separated portions of the same folio

Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Theology
[K 10 (11, 34)]
12. f. 14
Title: Document

Fragmentary

Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (12)]
13. f. 15
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Tales
[K 10 (13)]
14. f. 16
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (14)]
15. f. 17
Title: Document
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (15)]
16. ff. 18-20
Title: Qurʾān

f. 18 sūrah v. 44-48; f. 19v sūrah ii. 143-144; f. 20v sūrah ii. 10-15. ff. 19r and 20r are blank

Language(s): Arabic

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I 33-36
[K 10 (16)]
17. f. 21
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (17)]
18. f. 22
Title: Document
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (18)]
19. f. 23
Title: Document
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (19)]
20. f. 24
Title: Qaṣīdah

Composed on the occasion of a circumcision

Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Poetry
[K 10 (20)]
21. f. 25

Beginning missing

Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (21)]
22. f. 26-28
Language(s): Arabic
23. f. 29

[incomplete at side], containing the name Yaḥyá ibn Būlus al-Karāfī

Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (23)]
24. f. 30
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Inshāʾ
[K 10 (24)]
25. ff. 31, 32
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Medicine
[K 10 (25)]
26. f. 33*

*f. 34 is blank.

Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Medicine
[K 10 (26)]
27. f. 35

Lacking beginning and end

Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Documents
[K 10 (27)]
28. ff. 36-42

*Possibly the Masāʼil fī al-ṭibb lil-mutaʻallimīn

Language(s): Arabic

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GAL I 205
[K 10 (28)]
29. ff. 43-48

Biblical text in Hebrew in Arabic characters

Language(s): Arabic, Hebrew

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Appendix Judaica; Karaite
[K 10 (29)]
30. ff. 49, 50
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Medicine
[K 10 (30)]
31. ff. 51-56
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Theology
[K 10 (31)]
32. f. 57
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Law
[K 10 (32)]
33. ff. 58, 61
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Mathematics
[K 10 (33)]
34. ff. 59, 60
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Law
[K 10 (34)]
35. f. 63
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Miscellaneous
[K 10 (35)]
36. ff. 66, 70

Two disparate leaves only

Language(s): Arabic

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II 62
[K 10 (36)]
37. ff. 67r-69v
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix History
[K 10 (37)]
38. f. 70
Language(s): Arabic
39. f. 71
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Tales
[K 10 (38 as revised, but omitted by Kahle)]
40. ff. 72, 73

Two mutilated fragments only

Language(s): Arabic

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II 62
[K 10 (39)]
41. ff. 74, 75
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Miscellaneous
[K 10 (40)]
42. f. 76
Language(s): Arabic

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Appendix Magic
[K 10 (41)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
1 f. 1 f. 2 ff. 1 f. 1 f. 1 f*. 1 f. 1 f. 1 f. 1 f. 1 f. 1 f. 2 ff. [mounted on 1]. 1 f. 1 f. 3 ff. 1 f. 1 f. 1 f. 1 f. 1 f. 1 f. 1 f. 2 ff. 1 f. 1 f. 7 ff. 6 ff. 2 ff. 6 ff. 1 f. 2 ff. 2 ff. 1 f. 2 ff. 3 ff. 1 f. 1 f. 2 ff. 2 ff. 1 f.

History

Origin: 1235 CE 1203 CE n.d. n.d. n.d. 8th or 9th cent. CE 10th cent.? CE 1150 CE n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. 1229 CE ?19th cent. CE 8 Dec. 1881 CE n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. 10 Nov. 1367? CE n.d. 13th or 14th cent.? CE n.d. n.d. ?13th cent. CE ?12th cent. CE n.d. 14th cent.? CE n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. ?19th cent. 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.

Availability

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