Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 795 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Persian language and Persian literature

2. ff. 109b-130a

Language(s): Persian


The Javāb-i Shāfī is a defence of certain expressions employed by Hakīm in his verses, which had bee criticised by Ārzū, Sirāj al-Dīn ʻAlī Khān, ca. 1689-1756 .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):




Origin: undated 1190 AH; 1776 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Reverand Professor H.G. Williams (d. 1870) in 1870.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900 E. G. Browne: A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1896 abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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