Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4298 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Untitled by Unknown

Author: Unknown
Title: Untitled

A work of which the purpose is to enumerate the permutations and combinations obtained by pronouncing certain passages of the Qurʼān in all the permissible ways

It is thus similar to the work al-Nūr al-azhar fī al-jamʻ al-akbar, see the Arabic manuscript Ar II 1197

Unfortunately the first two leaves of the manuscript have been seriously damaged, and the title, the authorʼs name, and the opening words are all missing

Filiation: Other copies in the India Office Library: I.O. Islamic 3840 (British Library).
Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 13 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 19 × 12 in.
Dimensions (written):


Clear naskhī


Early 20th century European red leather binding


Damaged seals on f 2r


Origin: Dabīr; 17th 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 (Unpublished)


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