Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4802 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

The poetical works of the poet Khvājah Ḥusayn Sanāʼī, d. 996/1587

1. ff. 5r-121v

Containing qaṣīdahs, ghazals, qiṭahs and rubāʻis as in I.O. Islamic 206 (British Library). and I.O. Islamic 2185 (British Library).

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 22.
2. ff. 122r-157r

A poetical history of Alexander elsewhere called Iskandarnāmah ( اسکندرنامه ) and Sadd-i Iskandar ( سد اسکندر )

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 22.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 157 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 22.5 × 12.5 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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