Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 1127 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of Makātib-i Aḥmad Ghazālī va ʻAyn al-Quz̤āt by Ghazzālī, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, -1126

Language(s): Persian

Letters, described in a later hand on the title page as Makātib-i Aḥmad Ghazālī va ʻAyn al-Quz̤āt, of Aḥmad ibn MuḥammadGhazzālī and his pupil ʻAyn al-Quz̤āt Hamadānī. A more complete copy is Add.16823 (Rieu p. 411). This copy contains only about a fifth of the total text.

68 ff.; 25 lines per page; old naskhi; rubications; lacunae; somewhat worm-eaten and water-stained; 13th century.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 68 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 225 × 150 mm.






Origin: 13th century CE

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 E207/1_f016r, f. 16r.


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