Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4407 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

St Augustine's College Collection

'Ashiq's commentary on Mu'amma'i's riddles


1 copy of Sharḥ-i muʿammayāt-i Mīr Ḥusayn by ʿĀshiq, Rukn al-Dīn

Commentary on a collection of versified conundrums by the author's teacher, Mir Husayn Nayshapuri called "Muʿammāʾī", on the 99 names of Allah, composed in 916/1510-11

The commentary prefaces Mir Husayn's original collection

Not dated

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 56 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 273 × 153 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th 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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/19_f006r


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