Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington donat. 6 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: A history, loosely translated from the صدر الدین ابو الحسن علی Ṣadr al-dīn Abū l-Ḥasan ‘Alī 's Arabic work زبدة التواریخ اخبار الامرا والملوك السلجوقیّة Zubdat al-tawārīkh akhbār al-umarā wa-l-mulūk al-Saljūqiyya, of various Selçuḳ Sulṭāns and Vālīs, ending with the descendants of Ḳādird, Vālī of Kerman, and Ḳutulmış, father of Süleymān Şāh I, the first Selçuḳ Sulṭān of Rūm.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 163
Dimensions (leaf): 29.2 × 18.4 cm.


Single column of 23 lines per page.


Script: Nasta‘līq. Scribe unknown.


Origin: 1011 AH; 1602/1603 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Robert Huntington, d. 1701.

Presented to the Bodleian Library by Robert Huntington, d. 1701 between 1678-1683.

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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