Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Ellis Persian Uncat 3 (B) (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Lidhdhat al-'Aish-i Nasir Shahi by Hakim Muhammad.

Lacks a folio or two at the beginning. Breaks off at the beginning of the tenth section. Folio preceding text, verso: a note in Persian describing the work, but not naming the author. Bound and uniform with Ellis Uncatalogued 3 (a) and in the same hand. A treatise on sexual intercourse in ten sections. Author is probably Hakim Muhammad (see Notes and References). Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: ... al-istikhara min Allah al-'alim al-hakim
Language(s): Persian.


Storey, ii, p. 234, presumably refers to this work though the title is not given. Only one manuscript is recorded by Storey.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios
Dimensions (leaf):


13 lines to the page




Origin: c. A.H. 1196.

Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance: Presumably as the other Ellis manuscripts.


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