Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arab. e. 126 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


4 works by 4 authors on the subjects of Islam, Religious life, and Qasidas

1. ff. 1-85

Book 1

*Identified by Dr. Stern, Oct. 1968; Kahleʼs conjectures are entirely mistaken

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 422
[K 235 (1)]*
2. ff. 87-127
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 426
[K 235 (2)]
3. ff. 127v-130v and 134v-140v
Author: Anonymous

[29 stanzas each of 5 verses and each rhyming in a different letter; copied twice by different hands, the first time with marginal notes]

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Poetry
[K 235 (3)]
4. ff. 132-134
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 429
[K 235 (4)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
85 ff. 41 ff. 4;7 ff. 3 ff.


Origin: 15th cent. (c. 1462?) CE 1462 CE first copy. 15th cent. (c. 1462?) CE n.d.

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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