Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ouseley Add. 1 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Ouseley Collection

Contents

1 copy of Kitāb-i Dāstān

Language(s): Persian
ff. 4b-69a
Title: Dāstān-i Pīltan va-Pīlkan داستان پیلتن و پیلکن
ff. 69b-84a
Title: Dāstān-i Fīrūz Shāh داستان فیروز شاه
ff. 84b-114a
Title: Dāstān-i Rashk-i Khusravānī داستان رشک خسروانی
ff. 114b-171
Title: Dāstān-i Dukhtar-i saʻlūk-i Pādishāh-i Zangbār داستان دختر سعلوک پادشاه زنگبار

References

Ethé 459
See: Askari, N., Élite folktales: Munes-nāma, Ketāb-e dāstān, and Their audiences. Journal of Persianate Studies, 12 (2019), 32-61.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 171 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 12⅛ × in.

Layout

Hand(s)

Clear and distinct Nastaʻlīq

History

Origin: 25th Shaʻbān 972 AH; March 28th 1565 CE

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

Availability

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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC

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