Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4803 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

A collection of three Persian works

Contents

3 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Persian poetry 747-1500 and Sufi poetry

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 97 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 25 × 14 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

A

Contents

ff. 1v-72r

The poems of Shaykh al-Islām Aḥmad ibn Abī al-Ḥasan Jāmī called Zhandah Pīl (c. 1049 - c.1142)

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 23.

History

Origin: 22 Rab. I 1100 AH

B

Contents

ff. 74v-84r
Title: Munājāt

The well known collection of invocations in mixed prose and verse (see I.O. Islamic 2339), here called Risālah-ʼi ʻAbd Allāh Anṣārī ( رسالهٌ عبد الله انصاری )

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 23.

History

Origin: 2 Muh. 1100 AH

C

Contents

ff. 85r-97v
Author: Unknown
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 23.

History

Origin: Hijri-qamari AH

Additional Information

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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