Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bodl. Or. 221 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Ethics and Arabic proverbs


An anthology of proverbs and ethical passages*

*Nicoll lists in detail 9 items, of which no. 5 [or rather, part thereof] is individually mentioned by Brock. (G1, p. 399, q. v.).

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Ethics
[NAM. 349]
2. ff. 39r-44r
Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 206
[NAM. 349 (5, part only)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
82 ff. 6 ff.


Origin: c. 1600 [autograph] CE end of 16th 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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