Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Oo. 6.17 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: The first part of the history of the life and reign of ʻAbbās I, Shah of Iran, 1571-1629, composed in 1025 / 1616 by Iskandar known as Munshī. With an introduction treating of his predecessors.Ṣaḥīfā II and Maqṣad II are missing in this volume but together with Oo.6.16 and Add.201 these three independant volumes make up a complete copy of the work.
Title: Preface
ff. 5b-54a
ff. 54b-237b
ff. 237b-238a

Physical Description

Form: codex
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Origin: undated 17th/18th C.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900 E. G. Browne: A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1896 abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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