Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 123 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of Ḥadā’iq al-Anwār fī Ḥaqā’iq al-Asrār by Rāzī, Fakhr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar, 1149 or 50-1210

An encyclopaedic work dealing with the principles of the sciences, Muslim and foreign. Each section of the work concludes with a number of pertinent problems, together with the answers

The work is dedicated to by the author to Abū’l Muẓaffar Tukush (Tekesh) Khwarazmshāh

Lacunas after f. 1, f. 8, f. 21and f. 68

Language(s): Persianc


For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 173 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 26.2 × 13.5 in.


Indian nastaʻlīq



Origin: 18th 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 (Unpublished)


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