Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 13140 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Niẓām al-najm by al-Shīrāzī, Abū Saʻīd al-Ḥusaynī al-Raz̤avī

An astronomical treatise, dedicated in 1115 to Aurangzeb, Emperor of Hindustan, 1618-1707

Language(s): Persian


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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 112 f
Dimensions (leaf): 22 × 14 cm.


Origin: Iran; 12th century AH

Record Sources

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


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