Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 50 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Javāhir al-imān by Tāhir b. Farrukh al-Ḥusaynī, d. 1068/1658

A concise life of the Prophet, incorporating a translation of the Khulāṣah-ʼi Siyar ( خلاصۀ سىر ) by Muḥibb al-Dīn Ṭabarī, محب الدين طبری

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 119 ff (of which 72-96 are missing)
Dimensions (leaf): 24 × 16.5 in.

Hand(s)

Large, good, partially vocalised naskhī, in ff. 1-7, clean, for the most part unvocalised nastaʼlīq in the rest of the work

Decoration

Infrequent

History

Origin: 877 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 (Unpublished)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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