Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 22A (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Tafsīr-i Fatḥ al-ʻAzīz by Dihlawī, ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz ibn Aḥmad, 1746 or 7-1823 or 4

Sūrahs 1-2:180 of the Qurʼān with the Persian commentary

This work relates only to Sūrahs 1-2:180 and 67-114, that is to say the first, about half of the second, and the last two sections of the Qurʼān . The text of the Qurʼān is given in small fragments, usually only two or three words at a time

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: Delhi Persian 22C (British Library).
Language(s): Persian and Arabic

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 575 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 28 × 17 in.

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq

Decoration

Binding

Half leather 20th century European binding

Seal(s):

Seal of Ḥāfiẓ Barakat Allāh, 1233

History

Origin: India; early 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 (Unpublished)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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