Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 15052 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Yavāqīt al-‘ulūm va darārī al-nujūm

An encyclopaedia covering thirty branches of religious and other knowledge

Composed in the Hijri-qamari mid 6th century

Defective at the end

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 29.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 147 f
Dimensions (leaf): 16 × 12 cm.


Origin: Eastern Iran or Transoxiana; 6th or 7th century AH

Record Sources

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


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