Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 5483 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Dīvān-i Nadīm

f 1v-74r

Poems of Muḥammad Nadīm, d. 1143/1730

In Turkish but for Persian ghazals on ff. 73v-74v

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 44.

Language(s): Turkish and Persian


For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 44.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 126 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 32 × 12 cm.


Origin: Probably 12th or 13th 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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