Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 39 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection


1 copy of Ghazalīyāt-i Abū Ṭālib Kalīm Hamadānī by Kalīm, Abū Ṭālib, d. 1651?

Incipit: بدل كردم بمستى عاقبت زهد ريائى را رسانيدم از يمن مى بنياد تقوى را
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 83
Dimensions (leaf): 203 × 126 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Small Nastaʻlīq


Origin: Shīrāz, at the Bāzār-i Marāgh.; 25th Shawwāl 1096 AH; 11th November 1685 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

2 seals of "Sayyid Shāh Chandrā Ḥusaynī".

A. H. Harley.

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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