Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bruce 18 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Bruce Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Genealogy and Sudan

1. ff. 2r-52v

A compilation from various sources made not earlier than the 14th cent.

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix History
[K. 368 (1)]
2. ff. 54v-57r
Author: Anonymous

A table of 20 kings in Sinnār 1504-1769

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix History
[K 368 (2)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
51 ff. [incomplete]. 4 ff.


Origin: 18th-19th cent.? CE 19th cent.? 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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