Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.2 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: The history of Abū Muslim al-Khurāsānī, governor of Khurāsān.
Incipit: چون سرهنگ حیدر علیابادی وبادیلدای سمرقندی وابو طاهر زاغبای وآن سرهنگان روزگار ومحبان حیدر کرار آن شب بلشکرگاه طاهر خذیمه رفتند وان کارها بدان شگرف بکردند وباد یلدا بخیمه اشعث بن مکتوب رفته بود وچنین شیرین کارها کرده بود
Explicit: بنگرکه کار صاحب الدعوه امیر ابو مسلم میروزی غازی در بغداد با آل عباس بکجا میرسد باقی در دفتر بیست وهشتم گفته شود||

The work is incomplete, containing only Books 20 and 24-28.

Language(s): Persian
Title: Part One

containing Book 20

Title: Part Two
(misplaced) containing Book 28
Title: Part Three

containing Books 24-26

Title: Part Four

containing Book 27


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 240 ff.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):


Much discoloured by age


Written in a very poor hand by ʿAlā’u-dīn b. Maḥmūd b. Ḥusayn Shāh-i Tīr-Andāz


Origin: 895 AH

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on "E. G. Browne: A supplementary hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1922", and "E.H. Palmer A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge, London 1870".


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Funding of Cataloguing

Trinity College Cambridge


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