Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 5735 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

A miscellany

Contents

Summary of Contents: 8 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Persian literature, Falconry, Iran, Afghanistan—History, Horsemanship, Horses, Physiognomy, Divination, and Archery
1. 1v-35v ff
Title: Bāznāmah

A metrical manual of falconry

Dated 1087

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. 35v–38v ff
Title: Qaṣīdah
Title: قصیده

On the campaign of ‘Abbās II, 1633-1668 عباس الثانی against Qandahār

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. 38v-54r 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. 61v-68r ff

Dated 1077

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. 61v-68r ff

Dated 1077

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. 69r-83v ff
Title: Īz̤āḥ
Title: ایضاح

A treatise on archery

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.
7. 84r-90v ff

Composed 733

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.
8. 91r-116v 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: 116 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 21.6 × 15.4 cm.

History

Origin: 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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