Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 13102 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Ṣaḥīfah-ʼi nūr by Nūr al-Dīn, ʻAlī

A mas̲navī poem in praise of the Safavid Dynasty, with elements of genealogy and history

Composed in 1060

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 54.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 75 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 20 × 12 cm.


Origin: Iran (Isfahan?); about 1060 AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M. I. Waley: Supplementary handlist of Persian manuscripts, 1966-1998. London, 1998; and N. M. Titley: Miniatures from Persian Manuscripts. A Catalogue and Subject Index of Paintings etc. London, 1977


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