Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 6478 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Miscellany

Contents

Summary of Contents: 6 works by 5 authors on the subjects of Persian poetry, Fables, Proverbs, Chronograms, Arabic language, Persian language, Asia, Shaybanid dynasty, Uzbeks, Persian literature, and Nawrūz
1. 2v-105v ff
Title: Gulistān

Copied in 1260

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. 107v-146v ff

Composed in 1221

Copied in 1267

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. 196r-197v ff
200r-215v ff

An Arabic-Persian glossary

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. 198v-199v ff

A versified glossary

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. 216v-344v ff

A history fo the Uzbek rulers of Turkestan down to AH 1116

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.
6. 195v ff
352r-358r ff

This manuscript, of which the folios have become displaced here and there, also contains some works in Turkī

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: 358 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 26.5 × 14.8 cm.

History

Origin: 19th 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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