Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 4394 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

4 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Persian poetry and Masnavis

1. f 1v-99v

A commentary in Turkish on Jazīrah-ʼi Mas̲navī ( جزیرۀ مثنوی ) , the work by Yūsuf Sīna-chāk, يوسف سینچاک

Defective: lacking beginning

Language(s): Turkish and Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 51.
3. f 137r-138vv

A short mas̲navī in the style of the Mas̲navī-ʼi maʻnavī ( مثنوی معنوی ) , with Turkish translation

Language(s): Persian with Turkish translation

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 51.
7. f 181v-183r

A commentary, including Persian passages, on the Arabic preface to the Mas̲navī-ʼi maʻnavī ( مثنوی معنوی )

Language(s): Persian, Turkish and Arabic

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 51.
9. f 190v

Verses from, or attributed to, the Dīvān-i kabīr ( دیوان کبیر ) of Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273, رومي جلال الدين محمد بن محمد مولانا , and from Dīvān of Sulṭān Valad, 1226-1312, بهاء الدين احمد سلطان ولد بن جلال الدين الرومي

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 39.

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 39.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 191 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 21 × 15 cm.

History

Origin: Probably 12th century AH ; Ottoman Empire

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M. I. Waley: Supplementary handlist of Persian manuscripts, 1966-1998. London, 1998 and G.M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. Oxford, 1968

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