Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian Uncat 10 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Minhaj al-Yaqin by 'Ala al-Din Muhammad b. Abu Turab Gulistanah-i.

F1a: a) Impression of rectangular seal of ... Ibn Murtada 'Ali, dated A.H.1214. b) Partly effaced note with name Mahmud, not the author, presumably an owner. F1b: Impression of small oval seal of Muhammad Salim, date A.H. 1117, regnal year 51 (of Aurangzeb). Currently held in an envelope with a pencilled note by Simon Digby on it, dated June 1975. A commentary on the Testament of the Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Rawa'ih-i ... 'adil sar-garm
Language(s): Persian.

References

Rieu, i, p. 22.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios
Dimensions (leaf): 8.5 × 4.75 in.

Layout

15 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Binding

Condition: Lacks binding, though still mostly sewn together, considerable worm damage. End missing.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance unknown.

Availability

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