Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Ellis Persian 39 (5) (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Akbar-namah by Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak, 1551-1602

F1a: signature of Ellis, dated 2112.20. Last folio, verso, in Ellis's hand: Luzac (Beveridge) 21.12.20. Front flyleaf, recto: Bought in India by Mr Beveridge 1899-1900. Inserted loose is a concordance of the openings of the years in this MS and printed editions. The second part of the first book, incomplete, ending in the twelfth year. Scribe's name is effaced. Headings in red.

Incipit: Silsilah-i intizam-i kargah-i afarinish
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 114 (1).
Other copies in the collection, Nos 114 (1)-121, Ellis 39 (MSS 1-4).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 152
Dimensions (leaf): 10.75 × 7.5 in.

Layout

17 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Ta'liq.

History

Origin: 15 Ramadan1809 Samvat (1752 A.D.) (Hindu month undeciphered).

Availability

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