Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 42 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Tarjumah al-Shifāʼ

Translator: Unknown

The Arabic text accompanied by a verse for verse translation into Persian by an unnamed author, of al-Shifāʼ bi-taʻrīf ḥusqut al-Muṣṭafā ( الشفاء بتعريف حسقت المصطفى ), originally by al-Qādī ʻIyāḍ ibn Mūsá al-Yaḥṣūbī al-Sibtī, d. 544/1149, القادی عاياض بن موسى الیحسوبی السبتی which deals with the virtues of the Prophet Muḥammad and the duties owed to him by Muslims

Filiation: No other copy appears to be recorded
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff 485
Dimensions (leaf): 27.9 × 17.1 in.

Hand(s)

Arabic text in Indian naskhī, Persian in taʻlīq

Copyist: Shaykh abd al-Rasūl b. Shaykh (sic) b. Farrukh al-Ḥusaynī, شیخ عبد الرسول بن شیخ

Decoration

Infrequent

History

Origin: 19th Shaʿbān 1152 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 (Unpublished)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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