Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 3182 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


2 copies of Al-Kāfī li-al-Kulaynī by Kulaynī, Muḥammad ibn Yaʻqūb, d. 941?

Physical Description


Origin: 1063 AH; 1653 CE 1046 AH; 1636 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Professor. W.R. Smith in 1894.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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