Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 7701 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

3 works by 3 authors

1. ff 1v-37r

Fragment

Arabic-Persian versified vocabulary

With a commentary

Language(s): Judaeo-Persian and Arabic

References

For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 38.
2. ff 38v-81r

A treatise on astronomy, with a commentary

Language(s): Judaeo-Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 38.
3. ff 82v-134r

A manual on the computation of the almanac, with a commentary

The manual is imperfect at the beginning, with lacunae after folios 13, 37, 81, 126

Language(s): Judaeo-Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 38.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 134 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 22 × 15 cm.
Dimensions (written):

History

Origin: 1666 CE; 5426; 1076 AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on G. M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian manuscripts 1895-1966. London, 1968, with additional enhancements.

Availability

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