R.13.32 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)
A miscellany of short tracts on history, philosophy and religion, mostly in Persian.
A treatise on the tenets and doctrines of the Sufi philosophers, originally written in Turkish. This is followed by an explanation of some technical Sufistic terms for students of philosophy.
The genealogy of Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, d. 1207-1273, followed by a paragrah on the prophets and a short essay on psychology.
A masterpiece of Persian poetry on the doctrines of Sufism
A commentary on some of the more difficult passages in the Gulshan-i Rāz
A catalogue of the stars in verse form. Includes information on their nature, influence, orbits, risings, conjunctions etc. It is followed by a passage containing the divisions of the Qur᾽ān according to Abū Isḥāq Muḥammad b. Ibrāhīm.
A translation into Persian of the part of the Ḥadīth which accounts the Prophet's testemantary advice to ʿAlī. It is followed by an account of the Innocents in Turkish and some scraps of poetry and medical receipts in both Persian and Turkish.
A tract for followers of the Shīʿah sect on the intellectual and ritual requirements for performing the Ḥajj and pilgrimage to the tombs of the Imāms. There is also a description in Turkish of the Prophet's personal appearance, taken from allusions in the Qur᾽ān and Ḥadīth.
On invisible intelligent beings who are supposed to constantly orbit the world, including a diagram.
The formulae for addressing God as al-Ghawth , 'the Assister'.
An Islamic catechism in Turkish, followed by the genealogy of the Prophet.
A universal history in Persian, with an appendix in Turkish on the creation of man.
Some select Traditions in Arabic, followed by explanations in Persian.
Written in a careless and inelegant hand by a subsequent owner of the book.
A small, clear nastaʻlīq hand
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