Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 13214 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Volume containing several works

1. ff 1v-54r

An abridgement by Sirāj al-Dīn al-Ghaznavī, سراج الدین الغزنوی of the Persian version of the legend of Buddhist origin

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 67.
2. ff 55v-57r

On poetical terms relating to the words ʻāshiq (lover) and maʻshūq (beloved)

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 65.
3. ff 57r-72r

Passages from Niẓāmī’s Khamsah

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 48.
4. ff 72r-77r

Passages from Amīr Khusraw’s Khamsah

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 52.
5. ff 72r-77r

Sufi treatise on the Divine Names

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 8.
6. ff 83r-124v

An expanded Persian version of Sulvān al-muṭā‘, سلوان المطاء , the Arabic ethical work by Abū Hāshim Muḥammad ibn ‘Abd Allāh al-Maghribī, d. 565/1169-70

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 15.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 124 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 28 × 15 cm.

History

Origin: 801 AH 803 AH Middle East Baghdad Aleppo

Record Sources

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

Availability

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