Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 350 (2) (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of A collection of ghazals by Khusraw Dihlawi, Jami, Hilali and others by Amīr Khusraw Dihlavī, ca. 1253-1325

Bound with Codrington/Reade No 350 (1), q.v. F1a: Seal of Ayyub dated 1132, as on No 350 (1). Not a Diwan of Khusraw as stated in Persian on F1a and in the catalogues. The text areas are mounted in blue paper mounts, uniform with those of Codrington/Reade No 350 (1), However this MS is by a different and persumably later scribe. The text is written in panels enclosed in gold margins outlined in black. There is a panel of rather simple illumination above the beginning of the text and the surround of the first verse have gilt floral decoration.

Incipit: Athari namand baqi zi man andar az-i ruyat
Language(s): Persian.

References

For Price's bequest see J.R.A.S., iii (1836), pp. xii-xiv, lx.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 28 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 9.25

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequeathed by Major David Price.

Availability

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