Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pers. c. 46 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of A religious poem ascribed to Imām ʻAlī, with inter-linear Persian translation; in the hand of Mīr ʻImād by ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, Caliph, ca. 600-661

10 leaves [now separately mounted under glass and framed] d. one leaf dated 1912-3 containing a description of the circumstances of Mīr ʻImādʼs death, and the ms.ʼs covers (= 3 items also mounted and framed in the same way)

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


GAL I 43

Physical Description

Form: codex


Origin: 1601-2 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

[Any information about a single identifiable episode in the life of the manuscript between origin and acquisition]

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.


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