Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Dd. 4.8 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


2. ff. 24b-152b

Running commentary in Turkish by an anonymous writer

Language(s): Ottoman Turkish


Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf): 20.8 × 14.0 cm.



19 lines to the page. Item 1 - heading overlined with red. Item 2 - text in red


Item 1 Ācurrūmiyyein fair Naskh

Item 2 el-Kāfiye in clear but ungraceful Turkish Nastaʿlīq


Origin: Item 1- dated 887 AH; 1483 CE, Item 2- undated

Provenance and Acquisition

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, abbreviated by the Yunus Emre Institute project team.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Yunus Emre Institute


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