Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4836 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of Yūsuf Zulaykhā by Jāmī, 1414-1492

A metrical translation of Jāmī's Yūsuf va Zulaykhā

Incipit: اول حمد وایم د حق چه هغه دي تر هر چیز فائق

Introductory verses are omitted and begins in the middle of the preface. First two pges are illuminated in gold on the margins and between the lines

Language(s): Pushto


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 150 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 24.5 × 16 cm.



Origin: 19th century CE

Record Sources

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


Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact British Library, Registering for a Reader Pass. Contact apac-enquiries@bl.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript. For information on catalogues and ordering manuscripts see Finding and ordering Persian manuscripts in the British Library.

Funding of Cataloguing




Comment on this record

Please fill out your details.

How are we using your feedback? See our privacy policy.

See the Availability section of this record for information on viewing the item in a reading room.