Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 11846 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


Dīvān by Ḥāfiẓ Sa‘d

Title: Dīvān
Title: دیوان

Copied for the library of Pīr Būdāq پیر بوداق , son of Jahānshāh Qaraqoyunlu جهانشاه قرا قویونلو

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 64.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 185 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 25.7 × 13 cm.


1 miniature

f. 148r Pīr Būdāḳ, son of Jahānshāh Ḳarāḳoyunlu, reclining in a garden listening to a lute player.


Origin: 864 AH

Record Sources

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


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