Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 104. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Ma'athir al-Umara by Shāhnavāz Khān Awrangābādī, 1700-1758 .

The first part of a manuscript of the whole work, the rest of which is contained in Codrington/Reade No 105 Folio one, recto; Presented to the Oriental Translation Comt bu Sir A Malet Bart Biographies of the most celebrated Amirs and others who lived Under the Mughals. The first portion to the middle of the entry on Danishmand Khan. In the revised edition of Ghulam 'Ali 'Azad' Bilgrami. Headings and punctuation in red. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Hamd-i shahinshahi ki aurang-nishinan-i saltanat-ra
Language(s): Persian.


Storey, i, pp. 1094-1100.
Ethe, No 622.
This edition not in Rieu.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 220
Dimensions (leaf): 11.25


21 lines on a page




Red leather Oriental binding, with stamped, tooled and painted decoration. Doublures of dark-blue paper with design printed in silver.


Origin: 1204 (At end of the MS, now Codrington/Reade No 105)

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir Alexander Malet.


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