Arabic MS 112 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)
Collection including Letters of Badīʻ al-Zamān al-Hamadhānī
A book containing selections on ornate compositions from the Letters of Badīʻ al-Zamān al-Hamadhānī
A bait from the poet Ḥassān ibn Thābit (121a). A memorandum of a receipt for a settled account, in Turkish (122b)
A work on synonyms and how to use some words in different sentences
1 column, 21 written lines
Provenance and Acquisition
Formerly part of the collection of the Persian scholar Nathaniel Bland (1803-1865). Bland’s oriental manuscripts were sold through Bernard Quaritch in 1866 to Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford.
The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.