Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 15179 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Zīj-i jadīd-i sulṭānī

The astronomical tables and explanatory text compiled by Ulugh Beg, 1394-1449 and his collaborators


Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 29.

Language(s): Persian


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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 170 f
Dimensions (leaf): 24 × 18 cm.


Origin: Iran or Asia Minor; 878 AH

Record Sources

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


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