Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4835 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

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

A compendium of the Muslim faith and religious observances. Imperfect at the beginning and end. The first eight folios originally formed part of another manuscript

Language(s): Pushto with Persian titles and prefaces

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Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 163 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 24 × 13.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):

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History

Origin: 18th century 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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