Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Elliott 257 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Elliott Collection


A copy of ʻAṣṣār Tabrīzī's poem Mihr u Mushtari.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 393


Script: Nastaʻlīq. Scribe: Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn Kātib


Origin: 955 AH; 1548 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of John Bardoe Elliott.

Presented to the Bodleian Library by J.B. Elliott, in 1859.

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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