Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 341. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Jawāmiʻ al-ḥikāyāt wa-lawāmiʻ al-riwāyāt by ʻAwfī, Muḥammad, fl. 1228

Only part of the work. F1a: a) Signature: ... ham 18th August 1811 b) Stamp, the name and date in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by Lieut Colonel C.J. Doyle 15th of March 1834. F1b: Ex libris C.J. Doyle A.D. 1820. Contains parts of the first and second Qisms of the work. In the manuscript the title is given as Jami' al-Hikayat. Headings and punctuation in red. On blue paper.

Incipit: Bar 'uqala-yi 'alam pushidah nist
Language(s): Persian.


Rieu, ii, pp. 749-51.
Ethe, No 600. Cf. Storey, I, ii, pp. 781-4.
Entered in the Donations Register for 15 March 1834. No 15 in list of Persian MSS.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 140 folios
Dimensions (leaf):


14 lines to the page




Limp brown Morocco binding.


Origin: Safar A.H. 1221 (April-May 1806).

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Colonel C.J. Doyle.


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