Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 24 (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 1-18:98 of the author's abridgement of his Persian Shiʻi commentary Manhaj al-ṣādiqīn fī ilzām al-mukhālifīn ( منهج الصادقين في إلزام المخالفين ) accompanied in the margins and on interleaving leaves by the passages omitted from the original work as far as the beginning of Sūrah 2:75 (f 88)

Incomplete at end

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: Ethé 2692-5; Delhi Persian 17
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 592 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 26 × 14.5 cm.

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq

Decoration

headings and passages from the Manhaj in red

crude ornamentation on ff 1Cv and 6r

Binding

20th century European half leather binding, with an original red leather board with blind tooling over applied white paper

Seal(s):

Seal of Ghulām ʻAlī

History

Origin: India; 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 (Unpublished)

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

BL


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