Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 17 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection


2 works by anonymous authors on the subjects of Bible and Lectionaries

1. ff. 1v-432r
(translated from Greek), with an Arabic translation.

ff. 432v-433r contain a short prayer

ff. 433v-452r contain guides in Arabic to those parts of the Gospels appropriate for recitation on feast days and others throughout the Coptic year

Language(s): Arabic, Coptic


Graf I, p. 156
[Uri Copt. 5]
2. ff. 433v-452r
Author: Anonymous

f. 452v contains signatures of readers

Language(s): Arabic


Graf I, pp. 192-93
[Uri Copt. 5 [3]]

Physical Description

Form: codex
432 ff. 20 ff.


Origin: 1173 CE 1173 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Robert Huntington, d. 1701.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1693.

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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