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MS. Bodl. Or. 799

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266 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Arabic


MS. Bodl. Or. 799


Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘A 179’, 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

Custodial History

Stated to be given to the Bodleian by Philip Williams, merchant of London, in 1640 ('Constantinopoli, Feb. 13, 1639' i.e. 1639/40) according to the Benefactors' Register, and through Dr. (Nicholas?) Davies in 1641 according to MS. Tanner 269, fol. 129v: non-Laudian. Manuscript 2907 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Repository Details

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