Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 14316 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Volume containing several works

1. ff 1r-26r

Sufi metaphisical poem

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 52.
2. ff 1v-19v (margins)
Title: Lamaʻāt
Title: لمعات

A Sufi literary treatise on Divine Love

Title has been supplied by 8

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 8.
3. ff 20r-32v (margins)
Title: Favāʼid
Title: Favāyid
Title: فوايد

Writing on esoteric doctrines concerning with the symbolism of letters

This work is dated 0874

Title has been supplied by 8

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 8.
4. ff 26v-28v

A stanzaic mystical poem

Title has been supplied by 41

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 41.
5. ff 29r-124v

Selected verses from Mas̲navī-'i Maʻnavī ( مثنوی معنوی ) or Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273, جلال الدين رومى، مولانا arranged as a didactic poem in 78 bāb

Defective: lacking almost all bāb 1

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 50.
6. ff 73v-139v (margins)

A didactic work on aspects of ethics and Sufism

With lacunae, and lacking the first and last page

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 9.
7. ff 145r-162v

Excerpts from Manṭiq al-ṭayr, ( منطق الطير )

Title has been supplied by 49

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 49.
8. ff 32v-73r (margins)

A Sufi treatise on ontology

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 9.
9. ff 73v-139v (margins)

A treatise on Sufi doctrines, partly in verse

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 9.
10. ff 152r-155v (margins)
Title: Munājāt

Selections from the Munājāt. The text opens with the beginning of Anṣarī’s Risālah-'i Dil va Jān ( رسالۀ دل و جان ) and includes passages from Risālah-'i Vāridāt ( رسالۀ واردات )

Title has been supplied by 8

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 8.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 162 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 25 × 16 cm.

History

Origin: 9th century AH ; Iran

Record Sources

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

Availability

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