Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 4500 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of ʻAz̲rā Wāmiq by Ḥusaynī Shīrāzī, Muḥammad Ḥusayn ibn Muḥammad Ḥasan, 1770 or 1771-1833 or 1834

A metrical translation of Muḥammad Ḥusayn Shīrāzī's Persian masnavi

Incipit: دا آغاز مي پنامه ده پاک خالق دي چه په عشق ئې ده عذرا سوي وامق دي
Colophon: تمت تمام شد کتاب عذرا وامق از دست فقیر حقیر پر تقصیر خاکپاي عالمان معین الدین ...در وقت پیشین بروز جمعه در ماه ذو القعده الحمد الله که تمام یافت این کتاب
Language(s): Pushto


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 93 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 23.5 × 16.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 1256 AH; 1841 CE

Record Sources

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


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