Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pers. d. 102 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

A copy of the mathnawī Laylī u Majnūn by Nizāmī Ganjavī.

Physical Description

Form: codex

Layout

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq

Binding

Bound in red leather over boards.

History

Origin: n.d. [10th century, before 971] AH; n.d.[16th century, before 1563] CE

Provenance and Acquisition

James Atkinson

Sotheby's (Lot 18) 31st March 1952.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on: Beeston, A. F. L. (Alfred Felix Landon); Ethé, Hermann, 1844-1917.; Sachau, Eduard,1845-1930; Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford; at the Clarendon Press 1889-1953

Availability

In order to preserve this rare and fragile artefact, access to it is restricted, and readers are asked to work from reproductions and published descriptions as far as possible. To apply to see the original, please send a message to specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk, outlining the subject of your research, the importance of this item to that research, and the resources you have already consulted. Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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