Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Elliott 416 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Elliott Collection

Contents

A copy of Jāmī's Yūsuf u Zulaykhā.

Language(s): Persian

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 175

Layout

Hand(s)

Script: Large and distinct Nastaʻlīq. Scribe: ʻAlī ibn Mīr ʻAbd al-Raḥīm.

Decoration

Illuminated frontispiece; gilt and ornate headings; one miniature painting on fol. 65a.

History

Origin: Akbarābād.; 1040-41. AH; 1631-32. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Copied for Shāhjahān's Library.

The collections of Sir Gore Ouseley.

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

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions). Contact specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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