Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ouseley 316 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Ouseley Collection


1 copy of Khamsah-ʼi Niẓāmī by Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 or 1141-1202 or 1203

Title: Panj Ganj
Language(s): Persian
ff. 1b-33a
Title: Makhzan al-asrār مخزن الأسرار
ff. 33b-119a
Title: Khusraw va-Shīrīn خسرو و شیرین
ff. 119b-178a
Title: Laylá va-Majnūn لیلی و مجنون
ff. 178b-246a
Title: Haft Paykar هفت پیکر
ff. 246b-336a
Title: Iskandar-nāmah, first part اسکندرنامه
ff. 336b-384
Title: Iskandar-nāmah, second part اسکندرنامه


Ethé 589

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 384 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 11¾ × in.





Origin: 10th century AH; 16th century 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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