Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.8 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Khamsah-i Jāmī by Jāmī, 1414-1492

An illustrated version of five of the seven poems known collectively as Haft awrang-i Jāmī, lacking Silsilat al-dhahab and Salāmān va-Absāl.

Language(s): Persian
Title: Poem One

تحفة الاحرار

Title: Poem Two

سبحة الاسرار

Title: Poem Three

ليلى ومجنون

Title: Poem Four

يوسف وزليخا

Title: Poem Five

خرد نامه اسكندرى

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 196 ff.

Hand(s)

nastaʿlīq Copied by ʿAbdallah al-Ḥardī.

Decoration

Illustrated with finely executed drawings

History

Origin: 1531 CE

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".

Availability

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