Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 201 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: Ṣaḥifa II of the Tarīkh-i ʻālam ārā-yi ʻAbbāsī, containing the history of ʻAbbās I, Shah of Iran, 1571-1629 شاه عباس from his accession to the throne until 1025 1616.Together with Oo.6.17 and Oo.6.16 these three independant volumes make up a complete copy of the work.

Physical Description

Form: codex
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Origin: undated

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated by G. Lewis (d. 1729) in 1727.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900 E. G. Browne: A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1896 abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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