Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 367 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Sharh-i Muqatta'at-i Anwani by Anon.

Author: Anon.

The initial entry is written in the Library copy of Codrington on a page inserted before p. 545. F1a; a) Two notes of ownership of Samad Shah Sahib. b) Four drafts for a chronogram for the death of a Sayyid Sa'd al-Din. 20 Muharram appears en clair in one version. The year not calculated. Final folio, verso: Two more notes of ownership of Samad Shah Sahib. A commentary on various points in the muqatta'at poems of Auhad al-Din Anwari. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Baz in chih jawani u jamal ast jahan-ra For commentaries on the poetry of Anwari see Storey, v, (de Blois), pp. 225-6. The incipit of the Society's copy is different from that of the commentary on the muqatta'at by Mir Abu 'l-Hasan Farahani.
Language(s): Persian.


Storey, v, (de Blois), pp. 225-6.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 91
Dimensions (leaf): 9.5


Some worm damage.


15 lines on a page




Brown leather Indian binding with blind-stamped decoration, the spine replaced with red leather.,


Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance unknown.


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