Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arab. d. 158 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 8 works by 6 authors on the subjects of Arabic language, Sufism, Qasidas, Complaint poetry, Didactic poetry, Koran, and Hadith
2. ff. 22v-29r

Commentary on Zād al-musāfirīn [prob. - Zād al-masākīn ilá manāzil al-sālikīn ] of Kīzwānī, ʻAlī ibn Aḥmad, 1483-1548

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 334
[K 111 (2)]
3. ff. 29v-41v

Commentary on a poem of 15 verses by Shaykh Yūsuf Abū al-Asʻad ibn Wafā. [Incomplete at end.]

*[Author of the commentary cited II. 334.]

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Poetry
[K 111 (3)]
4. ff. 43r-72v
Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 486
[K 111 (4)]
5. ff. 74-83

With commentary, perhaps that by Saʻīd ibn Masʻūd al-Sanhājī fl. c. 1582 [fragment only, containing vv. 26-42]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 248
[K 111 (5)]
6. ff. 86-106

Second half only

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 409
[K 111 (6a)]
7. ff. 108v-123

A versification of the Aqṣo al-amal wa-al-shawq fī ʻulūm al-hadīth of Ibn al-Ṣalāḥ al-Shahrazūrī, ʻUthmān ibn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān, 1181 or 2-1245 . [part only]

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 359
[K 111 (6b)]
8. ff. 128, 130, 132
Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Documents
[K 111 (7)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
18 fols. 8 ff. 13 ff. 30 ff. 10 ff. 21 ff. 16 ff. 3 ff.


Origin: 1853 CE 1821 CE 19th cent. CE 19th cent. CE 19th cent. CE 1850 CE 1850 CE 1857-58 CE

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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