Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 1066 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of al-Risālah al-Ghawthīyah

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

The Arabic text of al-Risālah al-Ghawthīyah by Ibn al-ʻArabī, 1165-1240 with an anonymous prose translation and commentary in Persian.

Accompanied (ff.2v-57r) in the margins by an anonymous verse translation in Persian.

61ff, lacuna after f. 57; 14 lines per page; fair taʻliq with Arabic text in naskhi; interlinear Persian in red ink; copyist? Shāh-i Miskīn; dated at Hamgadah (India) 2 Jum. I 1120 (20 July 1708).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 61ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 165 × 110 mm.






Origin: 2 Jum. I 1120 (20 July 1708) AH ; India

Provenance and Acquisition

Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876.


Government of India

Record Sources

Based on description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3. Available on British Library Digitised Manuscripts, manuscript number: MSS Eur E207/12_f091r, f. 91r.


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