Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 208 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection


3 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Horsemanship, Archery, and Didactic poetry

1. ff. 3v-20r

On horsemanship and archery

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Horsemanship
[UAM. 372 (1)]
2. ff. 20v-31v
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Horsemanship
[UAM. 372 (2)]
3. ff. 32r-40v; 40v-108v

A poem on archery, followed by the authorʼs own commentary Bughyat al-marām wa-ghāyat al-gharām

Language(s): Arabic


GAL II 136
[UAM. 372 (3, 4), with corrig. Nicoll p. 579]

Physical Description

Form: codex
18 ff. 12 ff. 9, 69ff.


Origin: 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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