Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 17 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Khulāṣat al-Manhaj by Kāshānī, Fatḥ Allāh ibn Shukr Allāh, d. 1570 or 71

Sūrahs 1-6 of the author's abridgement of his Persian Shiʻi commentary Manhaj al-ṣādiqīn fī ilzām al-mukhālifīn ( منهج الصادقين في إلزام المخالفين )

Incomplete at end

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: Ethé 2692-5; Delhi Persian 24 (British Library).
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 371 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 33.5 × 21.5 cm.

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq, Qurʼānic text in red naskhī

Decoration

headings and passages from the Manhaj in red

crude ornamentation on ff 1Cv and 6r

Binding

20th century European binding

Seal(s):

Seal of Ghulām ʻAlī

History

Origin: India; 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 (Unpublished)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

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact British Library, Registering for a Reader Pass). Contact apac-enquiries@bl.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

BL


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