Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 159 (2) (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Tārīkh-i Mullā-zāda dar z̲ikr-i mazārāt-i Bukhārā‏ by Muʼīn al-Fuqarāʼ, Aḥmad ibn Maḥmūd

Bound together and uniform with Codrington/Reade No 159 (1); written by the same scribe. The author's name is not given in the introduction. The last two pages may contain an addition to the original work. On f89b the title is given simply as 'Mulla-zadah'.An Account of the Holy and Learned Men of Bukhara and the vicinity from A.H. 54 to 814.

Incipit: Al-hamdu lillahi alladhi tafarrada bi-'lbaqa'
Language(s): Persian.


Storey, i, p. 953. Storey lists no other in the British Isles.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 90 (not 46)
Dimensions (leaf): 9.75


13 lines to the page




Origin: Bukhara. Friday A.H. 1246. (Ff88ab, 90a) (No more)

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir Alexander Burnes.


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