Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 667 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

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1 copy of Savāṭiʻ al-anvār by Muḥammad Akram ibn Shaikh

A large work on the saints of the Chishtī order begun at Delhi (India) in 1135 and completed there on 13 Muḥarram 1142

The author’s name is altered in this manuscript to Shāh Muḥammad ʻAlī al-Banāsavī شاه محمد علی البناسوی , as he calls himself in the preface

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: Delhi Persian 109b (British Library).
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 390 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 26 × 15.9

Hand(s)

Naskhī nastaʼlīq in different hands

Decoration

Rubrications

Marginal notes

History

Origin: 18th century CE

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 (Unpublished)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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