Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 13046 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Ṣad kalimah by ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, Caliph, ca. 600-661

Sayings attributed to the Caliph and Imam ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭalib

Include verses (ff. 1v-2r) from a mas̲navī in praise of ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭalib

Language(s): Include an untitle translation into Persian


For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 3.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 47 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 22 × 17 cm.


Origin: Iran (?); Probably 9th century AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M. I. Waley: Supplementary handlist of Persian manuscripts, 1966-1998. London, 1998


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