Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.27 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Dīvān-i Ḥāfiẓ by Ḥāfiẓ, 14th cent.

Incipit: زعشق ناتوان ما جمال یار مستغنی است زآب ورنگ وخال وخط چه حاجت روی زیبارا

Language(s): Persian

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Rough and discoloured paper
Extent: 155 ff.

Condition

Copy is missing the first leaf.

Hand(s)

Badly written in ta᾽līq characters

Decoration

Green and red border

Additions: Marginalia

Contains many marginal corrections

History

Origin: 1556-1605

Provenance and Acquisition

Written in Awadh during the reign of Akbar,‏ Emperor of Hindustan,‏ ‎d. 1542-1605.

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

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card. (For admissions procedures contact Wren Library Admissions). Contact wren.library@trin.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.


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