Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 13215 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: Texts including collections of state letters and documents and very brief extracts from works on Sufism, ethics (works 1-3 and 14-17) and history (works 4-13).
2. f 2r
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 11.
3. f 3r

An unattributed extract from a work on the esoteric significance of letters in relation to the titles of the Prophet and the first four Caliphs. Together with a Ḥadīs̲ and other dicta in Arabic in praise of particular invocations.

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 11.
4. ff 4v-44v

The work contains selections from this Inshāʼ compilation; completed in 677 / 1278

Title been supplied by Waley 1998, page 19.

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 19.
5. ff 45r-47r
Title: منشأت
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 19.
6. Margins of ff 4v-44r

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 19.

Correspondance mainly concerning relations with Iran

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 19.
7. ff 47v-66r

Material including correspondance between Safavid, Ottoman and Shaybānid rulers, with some farmāns

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 19.
8. ff 67v-97r
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 19.
9. Margins of ff 66v-93r

Ornate literary letters of Kamāl Zāviyī

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 19.
10. ff 97v-111v
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 19.
12. ff 162v-166v
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 19.
13. margins of ff 104r-108v
margins of ff 109v-110r
margins of ff 145r-145v
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 19.
14. ff 167v-169r
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 11.
15. ff 170r-170v

Includes a na’t poem

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 11.
16. ff 171r-171v
Title: Munājāt

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 11.

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 11.
17. f 172v

Discurse dealing apparently with malāmatī Sufism

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 11.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 172 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 27 × 17 cm.

History

Origin: from 1008 to 1014 AH ; Probably Ottoman Empire

Record Sources

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

Availability

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