Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add Ms 27312 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Makhzan al-islām by Darvezah, Ak̲h̲ūnd, 1533 or 1534-1638 or 1639

A compendium of the Muslim faith and religious observances. Several folios, mainly at beginning and end, have been inserted by a later hand.

Incipit: کل آغاز د نیک چار پنامه د حق بهتر دي دي بي مثل بي مانند دي ترجمله عقلون بر دي
Language(s): Pushto with Persian titles and prefaces


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 290 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 21.5 × 13.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on James Fuller Blumhardt and D.N MacKenzie : Catalogue of Pashto manuscripts in the British Isles, 1965.


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