Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Wadh.Minasian 708 (The Ferdowsi Library, Wadham College, University of Oxford)

Oriental Manuscripts Minasian Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: This is a work on the incidents of early Islam, with a focus on the events of the year 60 of Hijra.
Language(s): Persian

History of Islam

Author: Unknown
Title: [Tārīkh-i Islām]
Title: [تاریخ اسلام]
Incipit: بسمله، حمدله،… و همین یکی از معانی حدیث نبوی صلی‌الله… العبودیته جوهره الربوبیه یعنی …
Explicit: … تأمل کنید تا من ببرادرم عرض کنم جناب عباس از خدمت حسین کیفیت را عرض کرد. حضرت فرمود… ||

References

Sequence Number in the Persian Catalogue:

  • FAW 137

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Western paper (plain), plain buff, one size. Water damage on folios has made them stick together.
Extent: 138 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 22 × 17 cm.
Dimensions (written): 16.5 × 14 cm.

Layout

17 lines per page.

Hand(s)

Cursive nastaʿaliq, shikastah, shikastah nastaʿaliq, regular, several hands.

Binding

Simple cardboard, 18*23 cm.

History

Origin: Unknown place of origin; 13th century AH; 18th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated to The Ferdowsi Library by Dr Caro Minasian in 1972.

Record Sources

This record was created based on the information published in: Mir-Ansari, Ali, Catalogue of the Persian and Arabic Manuscripts in the Ferdowsi Library, Wadham College, University of Oxford (Minasian Collection), Tehran: Miras-e Maktoob, 2016.

Availability

Entry to the Library is permitted upon presentation of a valid university ID card (for admissions procedures, please visit Wadham College Library, Persian Studies Section). Please Contact persian.library@wadham.ox.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.

Key to bibliographical abbreviations of alternative versions:

Libraries:

AQR: Central Library of Astan Quds Razavi; FAW: Ferdowsi Library, Wadham College, University of Oxford (Minasian Collection); GIE: Great Islamic Encyclopedia Library, Manuscripts; GIP: Great Islamic Encyclopedia Library, Photographed and Microfilmed Manuscripts; GUL: Library of Ayatollah Gulpayigani; LAH: Library of Ayatollah Ha'iri (Library of Faydiyya Seminary); MAJ: Library, Museum and Documentation Center of the Islamic Consultative Assembly; MAL: Malek National Museum and Library; MNL: Mar'ashi Najafi Library; NLI: National Library of Iran; SEP: Sepahsalar (Shahid Motahari) Mosque and School of Tehran; TCL: Tabriz Central Public Library; UTA: Library of Literature Faculty, University of Tehran; UTL: Central Library of University of Tehran.

Catalogues:

ALZ: الذریعه; ARP: فهرست کتاب‌های چاپی عربی; COM: فهرست مشترک نسخه‌های خطی فارسی; DEN: فهرستواره دست‌نوشته‌های ایران (دنا); FAM: فهرست نسخه‌های خطی فارسی; FAP: فهرست کتاب‌های چاپی فارسی; FIH: فهرستواره کتاب‌های فارسی; KAS: کشف الظنون عن اسامی الکتب و الفنون; RAY: ریحانة الادب فی تراجمِ المعروفین بالکنیة او اللّقب; TAB: طبقات اعلام الشیعه.

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