Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Ff. 1.4 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Translator: ʿÖmer b. ʿOs̱mān عمر بن عثمان

It is often known in English as the Arabian Nights

Language(s): Ottoman Turkish

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 173 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 20.0 × 14.4 cm.

Condition

Layout

13 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Slovenly but legible Nastaʿlīq

Additions:

Binding

History

Origin: The month Jumādā al-Awwal is mentioned as the date but year is omitted.

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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