Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bruce 15 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Bruce Collection


Summary of Contents: 2 works by Bakrī, Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd Allāh, 9th cent on the subjects of Futuḥ, Yemen, and Islam
2. ff. 117v-126

Attributed to this author though not by this MS. itself: see R. Paret, Die legendäre Maghāzi-Literature (Tübingen, 1930), pp.44-49

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 362
[K 365 (2)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
117 ff. 10 ff.


Origin: 1719 CE 1719 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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