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Letter and vocabulary, Before 1634

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MS. Laud Or. 202

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  1. (2061) Letter of Sulţân Ahmad I (A.H. 1012-1026=A.D. 1603-1617) to King Henry IV of France, dated Constantinople... fols. 65-80.
  2. (2240) A Turkish-French-Armenian vocabulary, compiled by a European scholar, who may be Archbishop Laud himself (1634)... fols. 1-64.

Dates

  • Before 1634

Extent

80 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Or. 202

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘A 36’, see Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, p. 14

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 335

For a full descriptions in English, see:Beeston, A. F. L, H. Ethé and E. Sachau, Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (3 vols., Oxford, 1889-1953), nos. 2061, 2240

Custodial History

Manuscript 1742 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Dimensions

6 1/2 in. by 4 3/8 in.

Repository Details

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