Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ouseley 77 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Ouseley Collection

Contents

An illustrated copy of Jāmī's Yūsuf u Zulaykhā.

Language(s): Persian

References

Robinson, p. 102.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 189

Layout

Hand(s)

Script: Small Nastaʻlīq. Scribe: Maqṣūd Kātib.

Decoration

First page richly illuminated; contains 4 miniature paintings.

Binding

History

Origin: Shiraz.; End of Jumādā II 961. AH; End of May 1554. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Sir William Ouseley.

Purchased by the Library in 1843.

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

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions).

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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