Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 2393 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of Makhzan al-islām by Darvezah, Ak̲h̲ūnd, 1533 or 1534-1638 or 1639

A compendium of the Muslim faith and religious observances

Incipit: الحمد لله الغنى الذى افتقر الحيوانات باسرهم الى التفهيم بينهم من احوال ضمائرهم ثم اخص الانسان باافتقار الى ذلك لكونه حاملا لوديعة الله تعالى
Colophon: تمت نسخه مخزن ۱۱۷۹ هجري
Language(s): Pushto with Persian titles and prefaces


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 156 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 23 × 15 cm.



Origin: 1179 AH; 1765 CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on James Fuller Blumhardt and D.N MacKenzie : Catalogue of Pashto manuscripts in the British Isles, 1965.


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