Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 194 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: 9 works by 7 authors on the subjects of Arithmetic, Inheritance and succession, Islamic law, Shafiites, Algebra, and Weights and measures
1. ff. 1v-33r
Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL I 488
[UAM. 966 [first entry] (1), revd. by Beeston]
2. ff. 34v-38v
Author: Anonymous

*laws of inheritance

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Law
[UAM. 966 [first entry (2 [i]), revd. by Beeston]
3. ff. 40r-44v
Author: Anonymous

A piece concerning farāʼiḍ

*who numbers it (2) and (3)

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Law
[UAM. 966 [first entry] (2 (ii)), with corrig. Nicoll p. 603; revised by Beeston*]
4. ff. 46v-66v*

Extract on farāʼiḍ only

d.Who numbers it (4)

*Folld. (f. 67r, v) by [extract from?] a lāmīyah poem on lexicogy, in a much later hand.

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL I 395
[UAM. 966 [first entry] (3), with corrig. Nic. p. 603; revd. by Beeston]d.
5. ff. 68v-115v*

*Folld. (ff. 116, 117) by misc. notes on arithmetic

**Who numbers it (5)

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 125
[UAM. 966 [first entry] (4), with corrig. Nic. p. 286, note g; revd. by Beeston]**
6. ff. 118v-219v*

*Folld. (ff. 220r-221r) by misc. notes.

**Who numbers it (6)

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 125
[UAM. 966 [first entry] (5), with corrig. Nicoll p. 603; revd. by Beeston]**
7. ff. 222r-285r*

With commentary al-Durr al-thamīn by Ibn al-Hāʼim, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, d. 1412

*Who numbers it (7)

*Folld. (f. 285v) by misc. notes

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL I 471
[UAM. 966 [first entry] (6), revd. by Beeston*]
8. ff. 286r-287v
Author: Anonymous

*who numbers it (8)

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Mathematics
[UAM. 966 [first entry] (after 6), revd. by Beeston*]
9. ff. 290v-367v

*[who numbers it (9)]

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 88
[UAM. 966 (first entry) (7), with corrig. Nic. p. 603; revd. by Beeston*]

Physical Description

Form: codex
33 ff. 5 ff. 5 ff. 21 ff. 48 ff. 102 ff. 64 ff. 2 ff. 78 ff.

History

Origin: Mid-17th cent.? CE 1651 CE 1651 CE 1490 CE 1649 CE 1647 CE 1649 CE 1650 CE 1647 CE

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.

Availability

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