Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.23 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts


A work containing various devotional formulae in Turkish.

Author: Anonymous
Title: A Turkish Devotional Manual
Incipit: هذا شرح هفت دعاء هيكل بودر روايت قيلور علي رضي الله عنه حضرت رسول الله عليه سلامدن كه بيوردي بيودي هيكل واريدي
Explicit: الهمّ اجعله ها لنا زخراً واجراً الهمّ اجعله

The text finishes with a funeral service but then breaks off abruptly, the last page being ruled but not filled in.

Language(s): Ottoman Turkish


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 315 ff.


Large and clear Turkish Naskhi hand


Origin: No date

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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