Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4300 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of The last sixteen leaves of a work on the pronunciation of the Qurʼān by Unknown
ff 1r-16r (numbered in Arabic 185r-204v)
Author: Unknown

This surviving portion of the work is concerned exclusively with the pronunciation of hamzah

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 16 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 18 × 13 in.
Dimensions (written):

Hand(s)

Clear old naskhī, red headings and overlining

Additions:

Manuscript shelved as Loth 45

Binding

Brown half leather European 20th century binding

History

Origin: India; 16th century AH or earlier?

Provenance and Acquisition

Bijapur collection

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 (Unpublished)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

BL


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