Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 974A (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Commentary on the Fakhr al-Hasan


1 copy of Sharḥ-i Fakhr-i Ḥasan by Kalīm Allāh ibn Ṣibghat Allāh

Persian translation and commentary by Kalīm Allāh ibn Ṣibghat Allāh on the Fakhr al-Ḥasan of Muḥammad Fakhr al-Dīn ibn Qāz̤ī Munʿim Niẓām al-Dīn Niẓāmī Awrangābādī Dihlavī (d. 27 Jumādá II 1199/7 May 1785), a work on the authenticity of the chain of transmission or isnād of traditions from the Imam and Caliph ʿAlī to Ḥasan of Baṣrah without further intermediary links.

The work is divided into four bāb.

Not dated.

Tooled leather binding with central medallion and corner quarter-medallions; damaged.

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 72 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 292 × 168 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th century CE ; India

Record Sources

Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3. Available on British Library Digitised Manuscripts, manuscript number: MSS Eur E207/11_f031r


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