Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 13200 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Sharḥ-i Qaṣīdah-ʼi Burdah by Sayyid Aḥmad ibn Muṣṭafà Laʼālī, d. 971/1563-4

Turkish commentary, and Persian and Turkish translations by Sayyid Aḥmad ibn Muṣṭafà Laʼālī, d. 971/1563-4

The commentary on and translations of Qaṣīdat al-Burdah ( قصیدة البرده ), properly al-Kavākib al-durrīya in praise of the Prophet by Būṣīrī, Sharaf al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Saʻīd, 1213?-1296?, بوصيری، شرف‌الدين محمد بن سعيد

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 52.

Language(s): Persian, Turkish and Arabic


For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 52.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 44 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 21 × 13 cm.


Origin: Ottoman Empire; 13th century AH

Record Sources

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


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