Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 10196 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

2 works by Elisha ben Samuel

1. ff 1v-144v

The story of Barlaam and Josaphat in a Judaeo-Persian metrical version, based on Ben ha-melekh veha-nazir of Abraham ben Samuel ibn Hasdai

See also Or. 4731, item 9; Or. 4744, item 2; Or. 10711

Language(s): Judaeo-Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 38.
2. ff 144v-150v

The story of Solomon and the three merchants, in verse

See also Or. 4731 item 9; Or. 4744, item 2; Or. 10711

Imperfect at the beginning

Language(s): Judaeo-Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 38.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 150 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 17 × 10.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):

History

Origin: 18th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on G. M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian manuscripts 1895-1966. London, 1968, with additional enhancements.

Availability

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