Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 21. BOX 11. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Futuh i Ibn i A'tham / Ahmad Ibn A'tham al-Kufi. Persian translation by Muhammad Ibn Ahmad Mustaufi Harawi by Ibn Aʻtham al-Kūfī, Aḥmad, d. 926?

Colophon states the MS was copied for John Romer, who is given titles suggesting he was a judge of some kind. A History of the immediate successors of Muhammad, and the early conquests of the Muslims. For Romer's gift see the Donations Register for November 18 1848 and the Journal for 1837, p. xiv. Headings and punctuation in red.

Incipit: Al-hamdu lillahi 'l-maliki 'l-mannani 'l-karimi 'l-ra'ufi 'l-rahim
Language(s): Persian

References

Storey, i, pp. 207-9.
Rieu, i, pp. 151-2.
Ethe, No 131.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 355
Dimensions (leaf): 11.75

Layout

17 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq. Muhammad 'Abd al-Hakim

Binding

Brown leather blind-tooled oriental binding.

History

Origin: 25 Rabi' II A.H. 1242 (A.D.1826).

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by J. Romer Esq.

Availability

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