Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 237 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection


4 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Euclid's Elements, Geometry, and Astronomy

1. ff. 1r-76r

SAUG §90, p. 168

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 469
UAM. 908 (1)
2. ff. 76r-82r

Translated by Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq al-ʻIbādī, 809?-873

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 206
UAM. 908 (2)
3. ff. 82r-104v
Author: Anonymous

*ascribed in the colophon to Autolycus, and entitled the 5th of the Muwassiṭāt [?= Mutawassiṭāt of Ṭūsī, Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1201-1274 ]

cf., for Abū Jaʻfarʼs work, Algiers 1446/10

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 219
UAM. 908 (3)
4. ff. 104v-123r
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Astronomy
UAM. 908 (4)

Physical Description

Form: codex
76 ff. 7 ff. 23 ff. 20 ff.


Origin: 1579 CE 1579 CE 1579 CE 1579 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.


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