Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Qq. 237 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Maqāmāt al-khamsūna al-waʻẓīyah by Ibn al-Jawzī, Abū al-Faraj ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn ʻAlī, 1116 (ca.)-1201

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 162 folios.
Dimensions (leaf): 20.1 × 14.3 cm.
Dimensions (written):


19 lines per page.



The older portion of the manuscript written before A.H. 792
Origin: undated AH

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of J.L. Burckhardt (1784-1817) in 1819.

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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