Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 6270 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Miscellany

Contents

Summary of Contents: 5 works by Rustam ibn ‘Alī Ṭārimī on the subjects of Islamic astronomy, Constellations, Persian poetry, Persian language, Music, Finger calculation, Arithmetic, and Fate and fatalism
1. 1v-8v ff

Dated 1025

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.91.
2. 17v-24v ff
Title: On prosody

Dated 1024

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.91.
3. 25v-28r ff
Title: On music

With some folios missing

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.91.
4. 28v-30r ff

On computation with the fingers

Dated 1025

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.91.
5. 30v-46v ff
Title: On fate

based on a work by Naṣīr al-Dīn Ṭūsī نصير الدين الطوسي

Dated 1025

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.91.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 56 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 17.7 × 12 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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