Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 339. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Mufarrih ul-Qulub by Taj-i Mufti (translator).

F1b: Impression of Persian seal of John Romer. Bound with and after Codrington/Reade No 338, which see for further details. A Persian translation of the Hitopadesa. Translated at the command of Nasr al-Din, possibly a governor of Bihar. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Hamd u sipas-i bi-qiyas mar hadrat-i padishahi-ra
Language(s): Persian.

References

For the provenance see Donations Register for April 1 1837 and J.R.A.S., iv (1837), p. xiv.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 96 folios
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

13 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq Akbar 'Ali

History

Origin: 7 Dhu 'l-Qa'da 1217 (29 February 1803).

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by John Romer.

Availability

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