Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 109B (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

A volume containing different works

Contents

3 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Muḥammad, Muslim saints, and Chishtīyah

1. ff. 1Cv-25r

A commentary on a work known as Durūd-i Akbar ( درود اکبر ) by Shaykh Raz̤ī ibn Ibrahīm Shuʻbī, شیخ رضی بن ابرهیم شعبی

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .
2. ff. 25v, 58v
Author: Unknown

An account of ʻAbd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī, d. 1166, عبدالقادر جلانى , extracted from the first iqtibās of the same work by an unnamed disciple of the author

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: Delhi Persian 667 (British Library).
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .
3. ff. 59v-74r
Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: Delhi Persian 716 (British Library).

An account of the Prophet’s death extracted by an anonymous writer from the Siyar-i Mullā Muʻīn ( سیرملا معین ), presumably the Maʻārij al-Nubuvvah ( معارج النبوه ) of Muʻīn al-Dīn Farāhī, d. 1501 or 2, معين الدين فراهى

This work is dated 24 Rabīʻ 1201

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 74 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 21 × 13 in.

Hand(s)

Indian taʻlīq (work 1), clean nastaʻlīq (works 2 and 3)

Copyist (works 2 and 3): Muḥammad Shāh Jamāl Allāh Qādirī, محمد جمال الله قادری

Decoration

History

Origin: 19th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on Arberry, Levy and Storey: Catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the India Office. Vol. 3. (Unpublished)

Availability

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