Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Fraser 85 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Fraser Collection

Contents

1 copy of Barzūnāmah by Khwājah ʻAmīd ʻAṭāʼī ibn Yaʻqūb

Language(s): Persian

An imitation of the Shāhnāmah composed in the 5th or 6th century of the Ḥijrah

References

Ethé 511

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 63 ff.
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq

History

Origin: 1012 AH; 1603-1604 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of James Fraser, d. 1754.

Purchased for the Radcliffe Library, Oxford from Fraser's widow.

The Radcliffe Library, Oxford.

Transferred to the Bodleian Library from the Radcliffe Library in May 1872.

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

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions). Contact specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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