Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Elliott 408 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Elliott Collection

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1 copy of Farhād u Shīrīn by Alisher Navoiĭ, 1441-1501

Incipit: بحمدک فتح ابواب المعانی
Language(s): Chagatai, Persian

The second mathnawī of Navāʼī's Khamsah. For the other three surviving volumes of a five volume set copied by the same anonymous scribe, see: MS. Elliott 287, MS. Elliott 317, and MS. Elliott 339

References

Ethé 2117

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 78 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 10¾ × in.

Layout

Hand(s)

Small, but distinct Nastaʻlīq

History

Origin: 890 AH; 1485 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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