Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 49 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection


1 copy of Qiṣṣah-ʼi Ḥātim Ṭāʼī

Incipit: سپاس و ستایش مر پروردگار را جلشانه . . . بعد راویان اخبار و ناقلان اسمار چنین آورده‌اند در بیان تولد حاتم ولد بحث بن یعرب بن قحطان
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 170
Dimensions (leaf): 21.2 × 15 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Good legible Taʻlīq


Crude leather and lacquer Oriental binding.


Origin: Bengal (?); 12th or 13th century. AH; Late 18th or early 19th century. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Sale of Phillips Son and Neale, April 1966.

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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