Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bodl. Or. 318 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 6 works by 7 authors on the subjects of Geography, Islamic countries, and Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages

Excerpts transcribed by Gagnier from Oriental MSS. in the Bodleian, partly with a Latin version by him

*Of the 7 items listed by Nicoll no. 4 is individually mentioned by Brock. (G1, p. 628, q. v.).

Language(s): Arabic, Latin


Appendix Geography
[NAM. 262, with corrig. Nicoll p. 534]
2. ff. 1r-9r

Extracts from MS. Hunt. 538, transcribed by J. Gagnier

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 229
[NAM. 262 (1)]
3. ff. 10-58

Excerpts only, transcribed by J. Gagnier from MS. Hunt. 231

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 506
[NAM. 262 (2)]
4. ff. 60r-73v

Extracts transcribed by J. Gagnier to illustrate the geography of Nubia

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 480
[NAM. 262 (3)]
5. ff. 75r-80v

The beginning of the work, transcribed by J. Gagnier from MS. Pococke 375 and MS. Greaves 42, with a Latin version of most

Language(s): Arabic, Latin


GAL I 477
[NAM. 262 (4)]
6. ff. 129r-142v

Portions only, in a transcript by J. Gagnier from MS. Pococke 379.

Language(s): Arabic


[NAM. 262 (6)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
148 ff. 9 ff. 49 ff. 14 ff. 16 ff. 14 ff.


Origin: 17th cent. CE n.d. n.d. 18th cent. CE 18th cent. CE 18th 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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