Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 302 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: The revised and corrrected edition of the memoirs of Timur, 1336-1405, made from the Persian version of Abu Ṭalib al-Ḥusaynī entitled Malfūẓāt-i Timūrī-i pīshīn ملفوظات تيمور پيشين . This work was commisioned by Shāh Jahān شاه جهان .

Physical Description


Origin: 1047 AH; 1637- 38 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated by Austin no date.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900 E. G. Browne: A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1896 abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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