Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 36 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Persian poetry, Qasidas, Sufism Doctrines Early works to 1800, Prophets, and Muḥammad
1. ff. 1v-31v

A treatise on Ṣūfī ethics

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .
2. ff. 32v-127r

Evidence of Muḥammad’s prophetship in his own life and in that of his companions and their successors

Written in 885

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 127 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 29.5 × 19.1 in.

Hand(s)

Fine nastaʻlīq

Decoration

On folio f. 1v

Rubrications

Binding

Half leather 20th century European binding

History

Origin: India; 979 AH

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 (Unpublished)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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