Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Pers. d. 105 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Khamsah-ʼi Niẓāmī by Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 or 41-1202 or 3

Language(s): Persian
ff. 1b-27a
Title: Makhzan al-asrār مخزن الأسرار
ff. 28b-114a
Title: Khusraw va-Shīrīn خسرو و شیرین
ff. 114b-178a
Title: Laylá va-Majnūn لیلی و مجنون
ff. 179b-249a
Title: Haft Paykar هفت پیکر
ff. 249b-337a
Title: Sharaf-nāmah-ʼi Iskandarī شرفنامۀ اسکندری
ff. 337b-388
Title: Iqbāl-nāmah-ʼi Iskandarī اقبالنامۀ اسکندری

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 388 ff.
Dimensions (leaf):



Nastaʻlīq. Copied by Munʻim al-Dīn al-Awḥadī


Origin: Shawwāl 909 AH; March-April 1504 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

According to the Sotheby's sale catalogue for 8th July 1957, this MS was 'owned in 1900 by the Director of the Top Kapl Sarayi, Istanbul, and was subsequently owned by MM. Claude Anet & C. Huart (author of Les Calligraphes et les Miniaturistes de l'Orient musulman, Paris, 1908).'

Bought by the Library from Sotheby's, 8th July 1957, lot 23.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Persian manuscripts with additional enhancements by the Fihrist project team.


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