Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ouseley 140 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Ouseley Collection


1 copy of Rubāʻīyāt-i Ḥakīm ʻUmar Khayyām by Omar Khayyam

Incipit: گر گوهر طاعتت نسفتم هرگز گرد گنه از چهره نرفتم هرگز
Language(s): Persian


Ethé 525

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 42 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 6⅜



Nastaʻlīq Shaykh Maḥmūd Pirbūdāqī


Origin: Shīrāz; End of Ṣafar 865 AH; December 1460 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Sir William Ouseley, d. 1842.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1843.

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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