Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 4231 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Shāhnāmah-i Aḥmad Shāh Abdālī by Ḥāfiẓ, Pushto poet

A history of Aḥmad Shāh Durrānī in masnavi form

Incipit: اول ثنا ده د سبحان چه پادشاه دي د جهان
Colophon: دستخط بنده علي محمد چهار یاري
Language(s): Pushto

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 124 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 23 × 14 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

History

Origin: 18th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on James Fuller Blumhardt and D.N MacKenzie : Catalogue of Pashto manuscripts in the British Isles, 1965.

Availability

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