Or. 208 (University Library, Cambridge University)
10 works by 8 authors on the subjects of Islamic poetry, Poetry, and Sufi poetry
1. ff. 1b-8b
Takhmīs ("quintet" or "fivesome") based on the Burdah يردة of .
3. ff. 32b-37b
Title: Budʼ al-amālī
Title: بدء الامالی
Turkish translation of the qaṣīdah known as Budʼ al-amālī بدء الامالی .
4. ff. 38b-53a
This is al-Būṣīrī's imitation of the Bānat Suʻād بانت سعاد of
5. ff. 54b-56b
Title: al-Qaṣīdah al-munfarijah
Title: القصيدة المنفرجة
6. ff. 57b-63
Commentary on the Qasīdah قصيدة of
7. ff. 65b-69a
Title: al-Qaṣīdah al-muḍarīyah
Title: القصيدة المضرية
8. ff. 69a-70a
Title: al-Qaṣīdah al-naḍīdah
Title: القصيدة النضيدة
Provenance and Acquisition
Bought from J.J. Naaman in 1902.
"Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A supplementary hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1922", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.
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