Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Elliott 239 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Elliott Collection

Contents

4 works by 4 authors on the subjects of Persian poetry and Love poetry

1. ff. 1-260a, centre columns
Incipit: بنام پادشاه عالم عشق - که نقش اوست نقش خاتم عشق
Language(s): Persian

References

Ethé 812
2. ff. 260b-287a
Incipit: بسم الله الرحمٰن الرحیم - نقش بدیعست زکلک قدیم
Language(s): Persian

References

Ethé 1034
3. ff. 287b-298b
Incipit: بنام خداوند جان آفرین
Language(s): Persian

References

Ethé 743
4. ff. 3b-270a, margin column
Language(s): Persian

References

Ethé 604

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 298 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 10 × 5⅝ in.

Layout

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq

History

Origin: Shīrāz; 990 AH; 1582 CE

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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