Ff. 1.4 (University Library, Cambridge University)
Translator: ʿÖmer b. ʿOs̱mān عمر بن عثمان
Title: Elf Leyla ve Leyla
Title: Binbir Gece Masalları
Title: أَلْف لَيْلَة وَلَيْلَة
Title: ʾAlf layla wa-layla
It is often known in English as the Arabian Nights
Language(s): Ottoman Turkish
Extent: 173 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 20.0 × 14.4 cm.
13 lines to the page
Slovenly but legible Nastaʿlīq
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.
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.
Funding of Cataloguing
Yunus Emre Institute