Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Rawl. Or. 33 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 319; ff. 207b-211a are blank
Dimensions (leaf): 20.3 × 30.8 cm.


Single column of 13-14 lines per page throughout for the Ottoman Turkish text.


Arabic Script: Dīwānī. Latin Script: Italic Copperplate. Scribes unknown.


Origin: likely Istanbul; 8 Şevvāl 1098 to 2 Şevvāl 1102 AH; 17 August 1687 to 29 June 1691 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Richard Rawlinson, d. 1755.

The Rawlinson bequest entered the Bodleian Library in 1756.

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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