Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Ellis Persian 20 (2) (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Lubb 'Ain al-Buka' by 'Ali Naqi b, Ahmad Burujirdi.

An account of the martyrdoms of the descendants of 'Ali and Fatimah. Abbreviated from the same author's 'Ain al-Buka'. Author is presumably 'Ali Naqi b, Ahmad Burujirdi. Lacks the beginning of the introduction including the authors name, but gives the title and agrees with the work described by Storey as being an abbreviated version, though lacking any obvious division into sections. Some red headings and punctuation.

Incipit: ... budah wa asl-i in nuskhah-ra namzad-i zawiyah nishinan
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, i, p. 219. (Only two MSS, in India)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 239 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 9.5 × 5.5 in.

Condition

Incomplete at beginning and end.

Layout

10-13 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Has been conserved and bound in a red cloth binding, the pages attached at the top end. In red cloth covered case. Some fragments and notes left from conservation are in a grey card folder in the same box.

Availability

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