Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bruce 15 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Bruce Collection


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

The collections of James Bruce of Kinnaird, d. 1794.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1843.

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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