Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Elliott 318 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Elliott Collection


1 copy of Sabʻah Sayyārah by Alisher Navoiĭ, 1441-1501

Incipit: ای سپاسینک دیماکدا ایل تیلی لال ایلکا تیل سیندین اولدی تیلکا مقال
Language(s): Chagatai, Persian

The fourth mathnawī of Navāʼī's Khamsah


Ethé 2119

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 71 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 13 × in.



Small Nastaʻlīq. Copied by Kātib Muḥammad ʻAlī


Origin: Bukhārá; 960 AH; 1553 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Sir Gore Ouseley.

The collections of John Bardoe Elliott.

Presented to the Bodleian Library by J.B. Elliott, in 1859.

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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