Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Gg. 3.20 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Anwār al-tanzīl wa-asrār al-taʼwīl li-al-Bayḍāwī by Bayḍāwī, ʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻUmar, d. 1286?

Physical Description


Origin: 708 AH; 1308 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated as part of the Royal library of George I (1660-1727) in 1715.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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