Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 5415 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

A miscellany, consisting mainly of fragments

Contents

Summary of Contents: 6 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Arabic language, Mogul Empire, India, Masnavis, Ghazals, Sufi poetry, and Persian poetry
1. 2r-5v ff

Imperfect at both ends

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.90.
2. 6v-34v ff

On the history of the reign of Shāh Jahān, approximately 1592-1666 شاه جهان , beginning with his accession and ending with the birth of Prince Shāh Shujā‘ شاه شجاع

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.90.
3. 35r-53v 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.90.
4. 54v-65v ff

A mystical 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.90.
5. 67v-71v 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.90.
6. 54v-65v 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.90.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 77 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 30 × 20 cm.

History

Origin: 16th-17th 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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