Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

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

Oriental Manuscripts


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

Physical Description

Form: codex





Bound in red leather over boards.


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


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