Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.69 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of the Risālah-yi vālidīyah of Aḥrār, followed by extracts from a Tadhkirat al-shuʻarāʼ

'The Paternal Treatise' - discourses in Persian on the sayings of holy and eminent men.

Incipit: الحمد لله رب العالمين الأحد بذاته وكبريائه الواحد بصفاته وأسمائه والصلوة على من تجلى له بذاته مع جميع صفاته

Extracts from a biography of poets, on the Persian poets Rūdakī and Anṣārī.

Language(s): Persian
Title: Tadhkirat al-shuʻarāʼ
Title: تذكرة الشعراء


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 16 ff.


Well-written taʻlīq


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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Funding of Cataloguing

Trinity College Cambridge


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