Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 12804 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Volume containing several works

1. f 2r
Compiler: Anonymous
Title: Verses

Verses in Persian, including one excerpt of five bayts and one single bayt attributed to Badr al-Dīn Hilālī, d. 936/1529, هلالى، بدر الدين

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 42.

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 42.
2. ff 6r-8r

A tract on the conditions traditionally believed to cause rainbows

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 30.

Language(s): Turkish translation of Persian original

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 30.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 47 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 18 × 10 cm.

History

Origin: 12th century AH ; Iran (?)

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M. I. Waley: Supplementary handlist of Persian manuscripts, 1966-1998. London, 1998 and G.M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. Oxford, 1968

Availability

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