Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 14087 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 2 works by Humāmī Iznīqī on the subjects of Persian poetry, Qasidas, and Turkish poetry 17th century
2. f 5r-6v
Title: Abyāt
Title: أبىات

Selected verses from two ornate qaṣīdas in Persian

The first is that of Qivāmī, قوامی , who lived in the 6th century, bayts 30-44, 47-49, and 10

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 39.

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 39.
3. f 7v-14v
Title: Qaṣīdah
Title: قصيده

A qaṣidah describing the poem as a nazira of Qivāmī, قوامی , who lived in the 6th century

Language(s): In Turkish with a preface in Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 43.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 15 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 21 × 14 cm.

History

Origin: 939 AH 10th or 11th century AH 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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