Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4480 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Romance of Mirza and Sahiban


1 copy of Mas̲navī-'i Ṣāḥibān by Khayr Allāh Lāhawrī "Fidā"

Romantic masnavi on the tragic love of Mīrzā and Ṣāḥibān, by Khayr Allāh Lāhawrī bearing the takhalluṣ "Fidā", follower of the Qādirī ṭarīqat and adherent of the Ḥanafī maz̲hab, composed in 1156/1743

Dated: 1270/1853-4

Scribe: Naz̲r Muḥammad

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 89 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 229 × 120 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 1270 (1853 - 1854) 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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/18_f031r


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