Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Whinfield 33 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Whinfield Collection


1 copy of Rubāʻīyāt-i ʻUmar Khayyām by Omar Khayyam

Language(s): Persian

In Edward Fitzgerald's own hand, copied from a copy of MS. Ouseley 140 (Ethé 525) made by Cowell, Edward B. (Edward Byles), 1826-1903

ff. 1-2 contain notes by Fitzgerald on Khayyam's life


BP 2548

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 22 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 8⅞ × in.



European hand Fitzgerald, Edward, 1809-1883


Origin: Gregorian CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on: Beeston, A. F. L. (Alfred Felix Landon); Ethé, Hermann, 1844-1917.; Sachau, Eduard, 1845-1930; Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford; at the Clarendon Press 1889-1953


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