Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4716 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Two poetical works

Contents

Summary of Contents: Two poetical works by Niʻmat Khān ʻĀlī
1. ff. 1Dv-124rv
Title: Mas̲navī
Title: مثنوی

A mas̲navī on ethical and moral matters, interspersed with short lates and anecdotes

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 9.
2. ff. 125v-132v

A satirical qiṭʻah on the marriage of Kāmgār Khān, کامگار خان

Language(s): Persian

References

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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 136 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 22.5 × 16 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

History

Origin: 18th century CE

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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