Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Laud Or. 78 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection


A copy of the second volume of Surūrī's Turkish commentary on the Dīwān of Ḥāfiẓ-i Shīrāzī.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 247


Script: Turkish hand.


Origin: 974 AH; 1567 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Note on fly-leaf: صاحبه ومالكه فقير وحقير ابراهيم الكاتب سنۀ ١٠٢٥

The Library of Archbishop William Laud, d. 1645.

Donated to the Bodleian Library by Archbishop William Laud, 1635-41.

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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