Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bodl. Or. 268 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

4 works by 4 authors on the subjects of Tales, Arabic poetry, and Universal history

1. ff. 1r-6v
Author: Anonymous

A tale from Alf laylah wa-laylah.

[= MS. Bodl. Or. 553, ff. 120v-128r] [in the hand of Hadrian Reland?].

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 61
[NAM. 167 (1)]
2. ff. 7r-9v
Author: Anonymous.
Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Poetry
[NAM. 323]
3. ff. 9v-10v

A continuation of the al-Majmūʻ al-mubārak of Makīn, Jirjis ibn al-ʻAmīd, 1205-1273

Three short extracts only

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL I 348
[NAM. 150 (3)]
4. ff. 11r-28v

Excerpts only, in the hand of Hadrian Reland?, with occasional comments in Latin

Language(s): Arabic, Latin

References

GAL II 142
[NAM. 150 (4)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
6 ff. 3 ff. ["recent"]. 2 ff. 18 ff.

History

Origin: 18th cent. ? CE n.d. 18th cent. ? 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.

Availability

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