Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bodl. Or. 461 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


2 works by Bernard, Edward, 1638-1696 on the subjects of Bible and Canticles

1. ff. 1r-15r
Title: Pentateuch

Translated into Arabic from the Septuagint by al-Ḥārith ibn Sinān [preface only, transcribed by Edward Bernard from MS. Laud Or. 243].

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, p. 107
[Nicoll Arab. Christ. [second numeration]6 (1)]
2. ff. 16r-49r

On the Canticle of Moses drawn from a large number of Bodleian MSS., with the beginning of a commentary thereon.

ff. 21-35 are blank

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, pp. 101-08
[Nicoll Arab. Christ. [second numeration]6 (2)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
15 ff. 19 ff.


Origin: 17th cent. 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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