Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bodl. Or. 97 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Divination and Arabic letters

1. ff. 1-21

Divination by verses of the Qurʼān, here given with their magic interpretation in Turkish

Language(s): Arabic, Turkish


GAL I 67
[Ethé 2204]
2. ff. 22-25v

ff. 26r-27v are in Persian

*see Ludolf: Hist. Aethiop. II, ch. 7

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


Appendix Documents
[EA 82]

Physical Description

Form: codex
21 ff; 4 ff.


Origin: n.d. 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.


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