Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

V. 44 (University Library, Cambridge University)

E. G. Browne Collection


1 copy of Laylī va-Majnūn by Maktabī Shīrāzī, d. 1510 or 11

Physical Description

Form: other
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Additions: The manuscript contains eight miniatures of which the first (on f. 6a) represents the Prophet's ascension, and the others various episodes in the romance of Laylá and Majnūn.


Origin: undated

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of E. G. Browne.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on. R. A. Nicholson: A descriptive catalogue of the Oriental MSS belonging to the late E.G. Browne. Cambridge, 1932. ", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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