Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ouseley 256 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Ouseley Collection

Contents

Three mathnawīs from the Khamsah of Amīr Khusraw.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 153
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Script: Nastaʻlīq. Scribe: Maḥmūd ibn Mīr Bābā Shāhidī. Scribe: Quṭb al-Dīn Muḥammad Kātib.

Binding

History

Origin: Rajab 970 AH; February 1563 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Sir William Ouseley, d. 1842.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1843.

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

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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