Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE NO 47. BOX 20. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Habib al-siyar. Vol.II by Khvānd Mīr, Ghiyās̲ al-Dīn ibn Humām al-Dīn, ca. 1475-1535?

Front flyleaf, recto: Presented to the Oriental Translation Com[ittee] by Sir A Malet Bart Part of the same work as Codrington/Reade No 46. History of the twelve Imams, the Umayyad and Abbasid Khalifs, and of Dynasties contemporary with the Abbasids. Illuminated panel at top of f1b. Ruled margins and rubrication.

Incipit: Rabbana atina min ladunika rahmatan wa hayyi' lana min amrina rushdan. Al-hamdu lillah alladhi ja'ala lilnabiyyin lisan sidq
Language(s): Persian.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 305
Dimensions (leaf): 12


27 lines on a page




Written by the same scribe as Codrington/Reade No 46 and in a similar binding, which has also been rebacked.


Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir A. Malet.


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