Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4534 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

History of Sultan Muhammad Qutb Shah of Golconda


1 copy of Tārīkh-i Sulṭān Muḥammad Quṭb Shāhī

Abridged history of the life of the Sultan of Golconda/Hydrabad, Sulṭān Muḥammad Quṭb al-Mulk or Quṭb Shāh, extending from the foundation of the dynasty to Sulṭān Muḥammad's reign, until 1025/1616, and completed by the anonymous author in the month of Shaʿbān 1026/1617, based on an earlier unidentified history

Not dated

Scribe: Sayyid Jamāl

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 296 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 319 × 200 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th 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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/7_f110r


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