Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 5321 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Miscellany

Contents

Summary of Contents: 14 works by 5 authors on the subjects of Persian poetry, Sufi poetry, Persian literature, Proverbs, Aphorisms and apothegms, and Masnavis
1. 19v-28v ff
Title: Poems

Some of the poems are in Arabic, arranged according to subject headings, e.g. al-mavā‘iz̤ va al-naṣā’iḥ , etcetera, including verses by Sanā’ī and Firdawsī

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
2. 31v-36v ff

A Sufic tract

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
3. 57r-59r ff
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
4. 57r-59r ff
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
5. 83v-85v ff
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
6. 86r-89r ff
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
7. 90v-99v ff

Contains a further work entitled Risālah-’i Mu’nis al-‘Ushshāq رسالۀ مؤنس العشاق

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
8. 128r-133r ff
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
9. 136v-140v ff

Imperfect at end

The date 797 occurs on 144r and 146r

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
10. 147v-148r ff
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
11. 161r-186v ff

A mas̲navī

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
12. 188v-192v ff

Dated 829

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
13. 193r-207r ff
Title: Dahnāmah

A mas̲navī

Dated 829

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.
14. 208v-211v ff
Title: Tarassul
Title: ترسّل
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.89.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 211 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 22.3 × 13 cm.

History

Origin: 14th-15th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on G. M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian manuscripts 1895-1966. London, 1968, with additional enhancements.

Availability

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