Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 115 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Khayr al-bayān by Jamal-i Muḥammad Muzakkī ibn Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Razzāq al-ʻAlavī al-Rāzī al-Jhanjhānvī

A biographical work about the author's Grandfather, Abū ʻAbd Allāh ʻAbd al-Razzāq al-Jhanjhānvī, a Sufi Saint (d. 1543)

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 231
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):



Indian Taʻlīq


Origin: 4th Rajab 1117 AH; 22nd October 1705 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Sir Thomas Phillipps Collection.

The collections of Mr. Simon Digby.

Donated to the Bodleian Libraries by the Trustees of the Simon Digby Memorial Charity, April 2015.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on handlist of Simon Digby with additional enhancements by the Fihrist team.


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