Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Qq. 282 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Futūḥ al-Shām al-mansūbah li-al-Wāqidī by Wāqidī, Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar, 747 or 8-823

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 213 folios.
Dimensions (leaf): 23.8 × 16.0 cm.
Dimensions (written):


19 lines per page.


Origin: 819 AH; 1416 CE

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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