Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 272. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Dīvān-i Ḥāfiẓ

F1a, stamp the name and date filled in in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by Lieutenant Colonel C.J. Doyle 15 of March 1834 Ruled margins and dividing panels. Illuminated initial opening.

Incipit: Ala ya ayyuha 'l-saqi
Language(s): Persian.

References

As for Codrington/Reade No 265.
Entered in the Donations Register for 15 March 1834. No 16 in list of Persian MSS.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 240 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 4.75 × 2.75 in.

Layout

12 lines to the page in double column

Binding

Black leather binding with painted decoration.

History

Origin: Mughal India. Safar A.H. 1046 (July-August 1636), in the reign of Jahangir.

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Lieutenant Colonel C.J. Doyle.

Availability

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