Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Greaves 29 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Greaves Collection


Summary of Contents: 5 works by anonymous authors on the subjects of Christian writings, Christian saints, and Prophets
1. ff. 1r-13r
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic


Graf II, p. 475
[UAC. 103 (1)]
2. ff. 66r-81r
Title: Romance of the pious king Armenius of Tarsus and his wife and children, as related by Zosimas, bishop of Tarsus
Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, p. 552
[UAC. 103 (2)]
3. ff. 81v-93r
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, p. 263
[UAC. 103(3 [i])D]
4. ff. 93v-144v
Author: Anonymous

*[Which of the two recensions is unspecified]

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, p. 205
[UAC. 103(3 [ii])]
5. ff. 145r-179v*
Author: Anonymous
Title: Story of Job [the Patient]

* ff. 180r-191v contain the story [incomplete] of Aaronʼs loss of his priestley garments by the hand of Moses

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, p. 206
[UAC. 103 (3 [iii])]

Physical Description

Form: codex
13 ff. 16 ff. 13 ff. 52 ff. 35 ff.


Origin: n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d.

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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