Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4715 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Two Persian works

Contents

Summary of Contents: 2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Islamic ethics, Sufism, Anecdotes Iran, Shiites Biography, Muslim martyrs, and Imams
1. ff. 1Cv-76v

Moral anecdotes in prose and verse written in 892

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 9.
2. ff. 80v-140v

An abridgement in twelve majlis by an anonymous author of Rawz̤at al-shuhadāʼ ( روضة الشهداء ) by Kāshifī, Ḥusayn Vāʻiẓ, d. 1504 or 5, كاشفى، حسين واعض

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 9.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 145 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 21.5 × 12.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

Illuminated ʻunvāns

Seal(s):

Seal of Capt. John Kennaway

History

Origin: 1786 AH ; Lucknow

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on U. Sims-Williams: Handlist of Islamic manuscripts acquired by the India Office Library 1938-85. London, 1986

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

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