Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 14562 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Volume containing several works including Shiʻīte text on acts of worships

1. ff 1v-34r

Treatise on the customary practices of preparing the dead and the conduct of funerals

This work is dated 1099

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 6.

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 6.
2. ff 35v-73r

A selection of Shīʼite Traditions

Language(s): In Arabic with Persian paraphrases

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 3.
3. ff 74v-81r

A brief tract mainly concerning ethics

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 4.

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 4.
4. ff 82v-86v

Prayers and blessings upon the Prophet and his family. Unattributed, probably traditional

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 6.

Text is autograph

Language(s): In Arabic with interlinear Persian translation

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 6.
5. ff 87r-125v

Guide to the ethiquette of visiting shrines of the Imāms, with prayers

Text is autograph

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 6.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 128 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 18 × 12 cm.

History

Origin: Undated CE ; Iran

Record Sources

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

Availability

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