Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 361 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Kullīyāt-i Anvarī by Anvarī, Awḥad al-Dīn, d. 1189 or 90

The initial entry is written on a page inserted in the Library copy of Codrington, after p. 545. Incomplete at end and the final folio does not follow on from the preceding on. F1a: ) Note of ownership, next to impression of small oval seal of Mu'izz al-din al-Husaini, dated A.H. 1130. b) Note of purchase, partly defaced. Contains qasidahs, ghazals, ruba'is and muqatta'at, ending with a mathnawi on the infatuation of the wife of Tal al-Din, which is incomplete. Headings in red.

Incipit: Habl al-matin-i mulk du ta kard ruzgar (Not the standard incipit.)
Language(s): Persian.

References

Storey, v (De Blois), pp. 220-227.
Rieu, ii, pp. 554-5.
Ethe, Nos 935ff.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios
Dimensions (leaf): 10.5 × 5.5 in.

Layout

18 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Brown leather binding, the doublures supplied with parts of pages from a printed English-Persian vocabulary. The spine with tooled title etc a modern replacement.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance: Seyyed Ameer Ali.

Availability

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