Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Ouseley Add. 176 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Ouseley Add. Collection

Contents

1 copy of Shāhnāmah-ʼi Firdawsī by Firdawsī

Language(s): Persian

References

Ethé 501

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 468 ff.
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

Hand(s)

Small, but distinct Nastaʻlīq

History

Origin: c. 833 AH; c. 1430 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Sir Gore Ouseley, d. 1844

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

In order to preserve this rare and fragile artefact, access to it is restricted, and readers are asked to work from reproductions and published descriptions as far as possible. To apply to see the original, please send a message to specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk, outlining the subject of your research, the importance of this item to that research, and the resources you have already consulted. Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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