Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 3666 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Masnavi-'i ma'navi, book IV


1 copy of Mas̲navī-'i maʿnavī by Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī

Didactic mas̲navī on Islamic wisdom and spirituality, containing book 4, in 2 columns, beginning f. 8v

Poem prefixed by list of contents (ff. 2r-7v) and verses ascribed to Saḥābī with additional Gujarati numbers (f. 1v)

Selected verses ascribed to Saḥābī and Jāmī at end (f. 142r)

Dated (f. 141v): completed salkh (=end) Z̲ī al-qaʿdah 1084/8 March 1674

Seal impression (f. 8r), rounded naskh in interlacing looped ṭughrā formation: Muḥammad bin Muḥ[y]ī al-Dīn 1165/1751-2

Language(s): Persian & Gujarati

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 142 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 200 × 120 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: salkh Z̲ī al-qaʿdah 1084 AH; 8 March 1674 CE ; India


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