Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Dd. 11.33 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1. ff. 2a-8b
Title: Inşāʾ-i Güzīde
Title: انشاء كزيده
Title: Select Letter-writer
Title: A small fragment of a Turkish Epistolary Manual

Containing only two letters

Language(s): Ottoman Turkish

References

2. ff. 9b- 12a
Title: Kitāb-ı Dānistān
Title: کتاب دانستان
Title: A small Persian-Turkish vocabulary
Language(s): Ottoman Turkish
Language(s): Persian

References

3. ff. 13b-36a
Title: Nāṣiḥu'l-ʿirfān
Title: ناصح العرفان
Title: Mesnevî
Title: A Turkish didactic poem

Scribe: Taḍarruʻī

1063 AH; 1653 CE

Language(s): Ottoman Turkish

References

4. ff. 37b-44a
Title: Two copies of the covenant made by Muhammad the Apostle of God with the Christians

Transcribed by Antoine Vitre, superintendent of the Imprimerie Royale

Language(s): Ottoman Turkish
Language(s): Arabic

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 46 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 21.4 × 14.0 cm.

Condition

Layout

A variable number of lines to the page

Hand(s)

Script: In various good naskh

Additions:

Binding

History

Origin: Undated

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated as part of the Royal library of George I (1660-1727) in 1715.

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.

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact Cambridge University Library Admissions). Contact near_eastern@lib.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

Yunus Emre Institute


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