Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Bruce 4 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Bruce Collection


3 works by 2 authors on the subjects of World history, Materia Medica, and Medicine

3. ff. 78v-82v
Author: Anonymous

On the medicinal virtues of rue

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Medicine
K 354 (3)

Physical Description

Form: codex
21 ff. 50 ff. 5 ff.


Origin: 1771 CE 1770 CE 1771 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.


Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions).

Funding of Cataloguing



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