Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 1550 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of ʻAqāʼid-i Nuṣratīyah by Ḥabīb ibn Miyān Kashmīrī

Language(s): Persian

On Sunni theology and the essentials of orthodox belief and practice by Ḥabīb ibn Miyān ʻAbd al-Raḥīm ibn Muḥammad Mīnā of Kashmir. Written at the request of a prince Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad Nuṣrat ibn Malik Muḥammad.

The work consists apparently of 2 sections (rukn) and a khatimah, but this copy lacks the end of the first section and the conclusion.

ff. 263; 17 lines to a page; Persian naskhi with additions in another hand; rubrications; dated 7 Sha’ban 1079 (10 Jan 1669).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 263
Dimensions (leaf): 222 × 144 mm.


Untidy naskhi




Paper wrapper: EIC regulations dated 1819.


Origin: 7 Sha’ban 1079 (10 Jan 1669) AH

Provenance and Acquisition

Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876.


Government of India

Record Sources

Based on description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3. Available on British Library Digitised Manuscripts, manuscript number: MSS Eur E207/22_f143r, f. 143r.


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