Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 40512 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


1 copy of Ṭābūr taʻlīm

Manual of military instructions translated from French into Arabic with the original text, for use in Tunisia. With ownership statement of Salim ibn Faris al-Shidyaq, Tunis

Incipit: طابور تعليم تعليم الطوابر بانفرادها وتحضرها الى مناورات الالاى تعليم وتنقسم الى خمسة اقسام القسم الاول منها على كيفية انحلال الصفوف ... وانصمامها على قضا انواع /..؟/ المختلفة

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 197 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 20 × 15 cm.
Dimensions (written): 15.5 × 11 cm.



Neat vocalised Maghribi

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on Adam Gacek : Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1981".


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