Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 360 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Qirān al-saʻdayn by Amīr Khusraw Dihlavī, approximately 1253-1325

The initial entry is on a page inserted into the Library copy of Codrington, before p. 545. Many marginal notes A long poem on the meeting of Mu'izz al-Din Kaiqubad and his father Nasir al-Din Bughra Khan in 688/1289. Some headings in red initially; later ones left blank. Scribe is described as the slave of the court Muni La'l.

Incipit: Shukr guyam kih ba-taufiq-i khudawand-i jahan
Language(s): Persian.


Storey, i, pp. 495-500.
Rieu, ii, pp. 609-12.
Ethe, Nos 1186 (5), 1208.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios
Dimensions (leaf): 9.5 × 6.5 in.


15 lines on a page


Nasta'liq. Muni La'l


Half-leather and marbled-paper European-style binding.


Origin: Wednesday morning 11 Shawwal 1238, 8 October A.D. 1822, regnal year 8..

Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance: Seyyed Ameer Ali.


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