Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 6572 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

A collection of tracts, chiefly on philosophical and scientific subjects

Contents

Summary of Contents: 18 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Logic, Soul, Horoscopes, Aphorisms and apothegms, Sufism, Islamic astronomy, Geomancy, Arabic language, Letter writing, Dyes and dyeing, Islamic philosophy, Persian literature, Allegory, and Talismans
1. 10v-15v ff

On logic

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.91-92.
2. 26r-29r 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.91-92.
3. 29v-33v 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.91-92.
4. 33v-37r 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.91-92.
5. 37r-37v ff

On horoscopes

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.91-92.
6. 48v-49v ff

A mystical work

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.91-92.
7. 51r-51v 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.91-92.
8. 64r-88v 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.91-92.
9. 88v-90v ff

A treatise on geomancy

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.91-92.
10. In the margins of 12v-15v 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.91-92.
11. 16r-19v ff

As well as other letters

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.91-92.
12. 188v-192v ff

A scientific tract

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.91-92.
13. 30r-35v ff

A philosophical work

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.91-92.
14. 36r-37v ff

An allegorical work

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.91-92.
15. 42v-43r 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.91-92.
16. 52r-63v 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.91-92.
17. 73v-90v 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.91-92.
18. 73v-90v 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.91-92.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 90 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 24.9 × 18 cm.

Condition

The manuscript has been considerably damaged by worms and has lost the margins of several folios

History

Origin: 15th 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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