Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4527 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

History of Saurashtra


1 copy of Vaqāʾiʿ-i Sawrath by Ranchhūrjī ibn Amarjī

History of the Saurashtra region of Gujarat in the period leading up to its conquest by the Ghaznavid ruler, the Yamīn al-Dawlah Sulṭān Maḥmūd, by Dīvān Ranchhūrjī ibn Amarjī

Some names are transcribed in margins in Devanagari characters

Dated: 17 August 1849

Probably the same hand as that of the scribe Mānik Laʿl valad-i Tarang (?) Laʿl Bharam Khatrī

English translation by E Rehatsek published in Bombay 1882

Language(s): Persian & Hindi

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 9 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 289 × 188 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 17 August 1849 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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/7_f058r


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