Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Storey Persian 3 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Poems of Qatran, Manuchihri and Lami'i

Pasted inside front cover is a card describing the contents. Qatran ff. 1-94; Manuchihri ff. 96-155; Lami'i ff. 156-175. The last is in a different hand and on different paper. Headings left empty.

Incipit: Bi-har chizi shawad khursand
Language(s): Persian.


Storey, v (De Blois), under the names of the poets.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 175
Dimensions (leaf): 8.25


16-17 lines to the page


Naskh (Qatran, Manuchihri); nasta'liq (Lami'i).


Origin: A.H. l269. (Diwan of Lami'i)

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of C. A. Storey.


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