Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 4 (1B). BOX 3. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Prayers for the seven days of the week by ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, Caliph, ca. 600-661

7.5 x 5ins. Text area 5.7 x 2.75 ins. Not in Morley printed Catalogue. References needed. Arabic. (Not Persian) This was overlooked by Codrington, but is noted, not very obviously, in Morley's handwritten catalogue. It follows Codrington Persian No 4. (1) in the MS. Bound with Nos 4 (1), 4 (2), 4 (3), 4 (4). Authorship attributed to 'Ali b. Abi Talib.

Incipit: Incipit of text: Bismillahi alladhi la arju illa fadlahu.
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 10
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

11 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Naskh

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Major David Price.

Availability

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