Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 308 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection


5 works by 5 authors on the subjects of Euclid's Elements, Geometry, and Consensus

1. ff. 1r-57r

A commentary on Euclidʼs Elements. Defective, lacking maqālah 1-3 and the beginning of maqalah 4

Fol. 57v-58v contain matter supplementary to Euclidʼs Book 15

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 510
[UAM. 906 (1)]

Reprint of the 1317 [1899] edition.

Language(s): Arabic
3. ff. 59r-75r
Title: Sphaerica

Neither translator nor reviser mentioned

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 204
[UAM. 906 (2)]
4. ff. 75v-77v

? translated by Thābit ibn Qurrah al-Ḥarrānī, d. 901 , in the redaction of Ṭūsī, Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1201-1274 ; no transr. or edr. mentioned

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 217
[UAM. 906 (3)]
5. ff. 78r-92v

[Sphaerica], in 3 books

SAUG §111 (b), p. 197 (189), who thinks it may be prior to the recension by Ṭūsī

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 472
[UAM. 906 (4)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
57 ff. [Qum], 17 ff. 3 ff. 15 ff.


Origin: 1460 CE [ca. 1980]. CE n.d. n.d. n.d.

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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