Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 7076 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Baḥr al-gharāʼib by ʻAlī ibn Idrīs Ḥājjī

An allegorical poem, mainly comprising a dialogue between the author and Wisdom

In Turkish, with a preface in Persian Prose, ff. 3v-4r Begun 890 / 1485; completed in 0905 / 1500

Language(s): Turkish and Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 53.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 253 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 20 × 15 cm.

History

Origin: Ottoman Empire; 10th century AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M. I. Waley: Supplementary handlist of Persian manuscripts, 1966-1998. London, 1998

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