Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Elliott 186 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Elliott Collection


Five mathnawīs of Jāmī. خمسۀ جامی

Language(s): Persian

Contains 8 miniature paintings.

fol. 2b
fol. 30b
fol. 112b
fol. 169b


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 230
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):



Script: Nastaʻlīq. Scribe: Kamāl al-Dīn Ḥusayn ibn Jalāl al-Dīn Maḥmūd.



Origin: ; Dhū al-Ḥijjah 972. AH; July 1565. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of John Bardoe Elliott.

Presented to the Bodleian Library by J.B. Elliott, in 1859.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on: Beeston, A. F. L. (Alfred Felix Landon); Ethé, Hermann, 1844-1917.; Sachau, Eduard, 1845-1930; Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford; at the Clarendon Press 1889-1953


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