Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Elliott 246 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Elliott Collection

Contents

1 copy of Manṭiq al-ṭayr by ʻAṭṭār, Farīd al-Dīn, -approximately 1230

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 172 ff.

Hand(s)

Clear and distinct Nastaʻlīq

History

Origin: 19th Jumādá I 898 AH; 8th March 1493 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

Availability

In order to preserve this rare and fragile artefact, access to it is restricted, and readers are asked to work from reproductions and published descriptions as far as possible. To apply to see the original, please send a message to specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk, outlining the subject of your research, the importance of this item to that research, and the resources you have already consulted. Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions).

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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