Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bodl. Or. 218 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 2 works by Abū al-Fidāʼ Ismāʻīl ibn ʻAlī, 1273-1331 on the subjects of Astronomy and Koran
1. ff. 1r-13r

A transcript, barely begun, from a MS. at St. Johnʼs Coll., Oxford, by Edward Bernard

ff. 13v-47r are blank

ff. 47v-50r notes in English on Plato and the Bible

Language(s): Arabic, English


GAL II 45, 46
[NAM. 302 (1), with corrig. Nicoll p. 547]
2. ff. 51v-55v

ff. 56-146 (ult.) blank

Language(s): Arabic, Latin


GAL I 33-36
[NAM. 302 (2)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
13 ff. 5 ff.


Origin: 1659 CE 17th 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.


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