MS. Arab. c. 90 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)
Oriental ManuscriptsThe Book of Curiosities
1 copy of Kitāb Gharāʼib al-funūn wa-mulaḥ al-ʻuyūn
Title: The 'Book of Curiosities'
Erroneously attributed to ʻArabānī, ʻAbd al-Ghanī ibn Husām al-Dīn, d. 1450
GAL II 129
For a study, edition, and English translation, see Rapoport, Yossef, and Emilie Savage-Smith. An Eleventh-century Egyptian Guide to the Universe: The Book of Curiosities. Islamic Philosophy, Theology, and Science; 87. Leiden: Brill, 2014.
Extent: 48 folios
Origin: 7th or 8th century A.H.; 13th or 14th century A.D.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bought from Sam Fogg, 2002
Funding of Cataloguing