King's Pote 203 (King's College Library, King's College Cambridge)
Colophon further notes: In the time of Jahangir ibn Akbar (r. 1605 – 1627).
Note concerning work: A treatise on the determination of the transitions of the years.
Colophon details: Date: Undated Scribe: Anonymous.
Note concerning work: A treatise on the calendar according to the era of Yazdigird used by the Zoroastrians.
17 lines per page.
Not ruled. Rubrications in red. Catchwords.
Plain black leather, European style. Plain paper doublures. Dimensions: 19.9 × 11.6 × 1.7 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 468.
Provenance and Acquisition
The "Pote Collection" arrived in England from India in 1790 and was divided between the Colleges of Eton and King's, Cambridge, with the first half alphabetically going to King's. Both halves of the collection are now housed in Cambridge University Library on permanent loan. Most if not all of the manuscripts had previously been owned by Colonel Antoine-Louis Henri Polier (1741–1795).
Gift of Edward Ephraim Pote (d.1832) in 1788.
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Funding of Cataloguing
King's College Cambridge