Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 9 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection


1 copy of Thamarāt al-ḥayāt by ʻĀqil K̲h̲ān-i Rāzī, -1696

Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم حمد الخفي الجلي لله القوي الولي والصلاة والسلام على محمد النبي الامي واولاده واصحابه الزكي الوفي اما بعد ميكويد ز غايت عجز و انكسار و نهايت ضعف و افتقار

Defective at end, with last few lines lacking or illegible.

A collection of the malfūẓāt of Shaykh Burhān al-Dīn ibn Kabīr Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī Burhānpūrī Gujarātī Shaṭṭārī, known as Rāz-i Ilāhī, collected in 1053/1643. (Taʼrīkh on fol. 2b: ثمرات الحيات بى شك و ريب)

Language(s): Persian


Ethé I.O. 1896
Ir. A.S.B 1278

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 55
Dimensions (leaf): 21.2 × 15.4 cm.
Dimensions (written): 17 × 9.4 cm.




Rough Taʻlīq


Bound in red half leather and black covers.


Origin: 12th-13th century AH; 18th-19th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

A.H. Harley

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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