Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 537 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Title: Kanunname-yi Sultan Süleyman
Title: Ḳānūnnāme-yi Sulṭān Süleymān
Title: قانوننامه سلطان سليمان
Title: قانوننامه
Title: Code of Laws of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent

Note: It concludes with some various legal points by Ebū's-Suʿūd Efendi

Language(s): Ottoman Turkish

References

See Gibb's History of Ottoman Poetry, vol.iii, p.116

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 75 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 30 × 16.2 cm.

Condition

Layout

31 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Script: Ta'liq with rubrications

Copyist: Muṣṭafā Ḳaṣābzāde

Additions:

Binding

History

Origin: 1126 AH; 1714 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Gejou on November 1, 1905

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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