Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 531 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Turkish translation of a well-known Ḥurūfī treatise originally composed in Persian in 833AH

Title: Işknâme

See Browne's "Further Notes on the Literature of the Ḥurūfīs in the J.R.A.S. for July 1907, pp.12,26,27,38-9,42 and 46"

Language(s): Ottoman Turkish

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 198 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 16.7 × 11.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): × cm.

Condition

Layout

11 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Script: Fair nastaʿlīq with rubrications

Scribe: ʿÖmer b. ʿOsmān

Additions:

Binding

History

Origin: 1215 AH; 1800 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Naaman on November I, 1904

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 team project team.

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures see 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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