Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 166 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Asian and African Studies Oriental Manuscripts


Memoirs of the Mughal emporers Babur and Humayun up to AH 962/ AD 1554 by Humayun's sister Princess Gulbadan

Incipit: حکم شده بود که آنچه از واقعه فردوس مکانی و حضرت جنت آشیانی میدانسته باشید بنویسید

Incomplete at end

Language(s): Persian


Rieu, p. 246

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 83 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 23 × 14 cm.
Dimensions (written):




Origin: India; 11th century AH; 17th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Purchased from the widow of Col. George W. Hamilton in April 1868

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on C. Rieu: Catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the British Museum. London, 1879-83


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