Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 245 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: 15 works by 9 authors on the subjects of Christian writings, Monasticism and religious orders, Christian Theology, and Tales
1. ff. 1r-8v
Title: Letter [also attributed to Nilus of Ancyra d.c. 430 ] to Eulogius concerning monastic life, followed by a commentary on the Lordʼs Prayer

Incomplete

ff. i and 203 Coptic leaves forming wrapper to MS.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Graf I, p. 397
[UAC. 64 [1]]
3. ff. 17v-19v
Language(s): Arabic

References

Graf I, pp. 457-58
[UAC. 64 [3]]
4. ff. 19v-28v
Language(s): Arabic

References

Graf I, pp. 459-61
[UAC. 64 [4]]
5. ff. 29r-30v
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

References

Christian Appendix Sermons and Theological Treatises
[UAC. 64 [5]]
6. ff. 31r-36r
Language(s): Arabic

References

Graf I, p. 396
[UAC. 64 [6]]
7. ff. 36v-44r
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

References

Christian Appendix Sermons and Theological Treatises
[UAC. 64 [7]]
8. ff. 44v-87r

f. 70r (subsequently crossed through) repeats f. 64r, and both bear the same Coptic numeration; there is no folio bearing the number 249 in Coptic numeration

Language(s): Arabic

References

Graf I, pp. 402-3
[UAC. 64 [8]]
9. ff. 87r-90r
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Tales
[UAC. 64 [9]]
10. ff. 90r-91v

f. 91 contains debate demonstrating the virtues of silence, including the story of John [-? the Baptist]ʼs silence; a note on 91v identifies the MS. as the property of the monastery at Baramūs

Language(s): Arabic

References

Graf I, pp. 330-32
[UAC. 64 [10]]
11. f. 92r
Language(s): Arabic

References

Graf I, pp. 127-31
[UAC. 64 [11]]
12. ff. 92v-120v
Language(s): Arabic

References

Christian Appendix Sermons and Theological Treatises
[UAC. 64 [12]]
13. ff. 121r-122r
Title: Risālah
Language(s): Arabic

References

Christian Appendix Sermons and Theological Treatises
[UAC. 64 [13]]
14. ff. 122r-186r
Author: Anonymous
Language(s): Arabic

References

Graf I, pp. 456-59
[UAC. 64 [14]]
15. ff. 186r-202v
Author: Anonymous

ff. 197-202 in a different hand, from another MS.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Christian Appendix Sermons and Theological Treatises
[UAC. 64 [15]]

Physical Description

Form: codex
8 ff. 9 ff. 3 ff. 10 ff. 2 ff. 6 ff. 9 ff. 44 ff. 4 ff. 2 ff. 1 f. 29 ff. 2 ff. 65 ff. 17 ff.

History

Origin: n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. 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.

Availability

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