Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 3772 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Makhzan-i Afghani


1 copy of Tārīkh-i Khān Jahānī va makhzan-i Afghānī by Niʿmat Allāh, active 1613-1630

History of Afghan tribes, with special reference to the Lodi Sultanate in India, written for Pīrā Khān Khān Jahān Lūdī, a close companion the Timurid or Mughal ruler, Emperor Jahāngīr, and later executed by Emperor Shāh Jahān I

Illuminated heading (f. 1v)

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 226 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 216 × 160 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 1251 (1835 - 1836) AH ; 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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/8_f119r


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