Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 418 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Islamic swords, Physiognomy, and Islamic ethics

2. ff. 25b-32b

Language(s): Persian


This treatise was compiled from two works: the Dhakhīrat al-mulūk ذخيرة الملوك of Hamadhānī, ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad, 1314-1385 علی بن محمد همذانی , ; and the Tuḥfat al-naṣāʼiḥ تحفة النصائح of Muḥammad Yūsuf Gadā, 14th c. محمد يوسف گدا .

Physical Description

Form: other
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Origin: 1227 AH; 1812 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of R.E. Lofft (1783-1847) in 1867.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900 E. G. Browne: A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1896 abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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