Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 5637 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Muʼnis al-arvāḥ by Jahanara, Begum, 1614-1680

Biographies of Chishtī saints

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 20.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 123 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 21.3 × 13.8 cm.


Origin: 17th or 18th centuey CE

Record Sources

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


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