Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 702 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of Qurrat al-ʿaynayn bi-tafẓīl al-Shaykhayn

Language(s): Arabic and Persian

Treatise on the art of Sunnī munāẓarah or polemics by an unnamed author.

Dated colophon (f. 210v): completed by Ḥamzah ʿAlī, Monday, 17 Z̲ī al-Ḥijjah 1251/4 April 1836.

Small scribal nastaʿlīq.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 210 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 274 × 166 mm.



Origin: 17_Zi-al-Hijjah_1251 AH; 4 April 1836 CE ; India

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


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