Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Canonici Or. 122 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Intikhāb-i Ḥadīqah by ʻAṭṭār, Farīd al-Dīn, d. ca. 1230

Incipit: حمد بیحد صفات یزدانرا - مدح بی قدح ذات سبحانرا
Language(s): Persian

cf. MS. Ouseley 109


Ethé 2405

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 60 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 12½ × in.



Written in splendid Nastaʻlīq. Copied by ʻAlī al-Kātib Sulṭānī d. c. 1543


Origin: 10th century AH; 16th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1767-1844.

The Canonici collection was purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1817.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on: Beeston, A. F. L. (Alfred Felix Landon); Ethé, Hermann, 1844-1917.; Sachau, Eduard, 1845-1930; Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford; at the Clarendon Press 1889-1953


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