Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bruce 12 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Bruce Collection


Summary of Contents: 2 works by anonymous authors on the subjects of Universal history, Qasidas, and Complaint poetry
1. ff. 1r-170v
Author: Anonymous

Beginning with extracts from part 1 of al-Rawḍ al-bāsim fī akhbār man maḍá min al-ʻawālim by Isḥāqī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Muʻṭī, d. 1649 or 50

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Mysticism
[K 362 (1)]
2. ff. 171,172
Author: Anonymous

Last 2 ff. only, on verses 53-59

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 248
[K 362 (2)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
170 ff. [lacking end]. 2 ff.


Origin: 17th cent.? CE 1687 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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