Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 126 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Irshād al-ṣibyān by Ibrāhīm Ḥusayn Kalāmkardagār

An introductory text-book of religious instruction for children consisting of a series of answers to questions concerning the essentials of Islam

The work is dedicated to Zīb al-Nisā Begum, زيب النسا , that daughter of Aurangzeb, Emperor of Hindustan, 1618-1707

Language(s): Persianc

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 65 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 20.6 × 12.7 in.

Hand(s)

Indian nastaʻlīq

Decoration

Rubrications

History

Origin: the date given in the colophon is 1230 AH, 9th year RY of Akbar Shāh II corresponding to 126(0) ?

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 (Unpublished)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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Funding of Cataloguing

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