Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 7243 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: Majmūʻa ( مجموعه ): a volume containing several works
1. f 1v-3v

Selected couplets from the mas̲navī-ʼi maʻnavī ( مثنوی معنوی ) of Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273, جلال الدين رومى

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
2. f 4r-7r

A didactic mas̲navī poem on Sufism and ethics

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
3. f 7v-16r

A mystical mas̲navī, mainly in Turkish but including prose passages in Persian

Language(s): Mainly in Turkish with prose in Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
5. f 17v-18v

Ghazals misattributed to Shams-i Tabrīzī, d. 1247, شمس تبريزى ; some possible by Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273 جلال الدين رومى

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
8. f 22r-23r

Questions and answers, in verse, on aspects of Sufism

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
18. f 61v-64r

Commentary in Turkish on a poem (actually a ghazal) attributed to Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273 جلال الدين رومى

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
21. f 69v-70r

A tract on the cosmological symbolism of the planets

Unconnected with Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273, جلال الدين رومي، مولانا،

Language(s): Persian and Turkish

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
23. f 71v-73r

Commentary on a ghazal of Ḥāfiẓ, 14th cent., ‏حافظ

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
30. f 95r

Poems by Jāmī, 1414-1492, جامى , verses by Ṣāʼib Tabrīzī, Muḥammad ʻAlī, d. ca. 1670, ‏صائب تبريزي، ميرزا محمد علي , and a rubāʻī

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
31. f 95v-96v

A treatise on the saying, often cited as a Ḥadīs̲ Qudsī, ”I was a hidden treasure”

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
34. f 108r
Title: Untitled

A ghazal in Persian and some Turkish verses

Language(s): Persian and Turkish

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
36. f 109v
Title: Untitled

Brief tracts, and an anonymous commentary on a bayt by Jāmī, 1414-1492, جامى

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
43. f 2v-7r (inner margins)
Title: Untitled

Selected verses from the Mas̲navī-i maʻnavī ( مثنوى معنوى ), of Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273, رومي جلال الدين محمد بن محمد مولانا

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
44. f 7v-17r (inner margins)

A Sufi mas̲navī

Incorrectly attributed to ʻAṭṭār, Farīd al-Dīn, d. ca. 1230, عطار، فريد الدين ,

Main title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 58.

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 58.
46. f 21v-23v (inner margins)

A mystical mas̲navī poem

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 59.
47. f 23v-25r (inner margins)

A Sufi mas̲navī

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 59.
49. f 26r-35v (inner margins)

Selected lines from the Mas̲navī-i maʻnavī ( مثنوى معنوى ), , of Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273, رومي جلال الدين محمد بن محمد مولانا , withTurkish commentary

Language(s): Persian with Turkish commentary

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 59.
50. f 36v-47v (inner margins)

A philosophical mas̲navī poem

Language(s): Persian with Turkish commentary

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 59.
54. f 69v-126r (inner margins)

Collected lyric poems of Muḥammad Shīrīn Maghribī, d. 809/146-7

Language(s): Turkish and Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 59.
55. f 69v-123r (inner margins)

Collected lyric poems of Muḥammad Shīrīn Maghribī, d. 809/146-7

Language(s): Turkish and Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 41.
56. f 126v-128r (inner margins)

Counsels on Sufism

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 59.
57. f 128r-141r (inner margins)
Title: Untitled

Poems, mainly in Turkish

Persian verses by Jāmī, 1414-1492, جامى , in f. 133r, misattributed verses to Shams-i Tabrīzī, d. 1247, شمس تبريزى , in f. 133v, and unattributed in f. 135v

Language(s): Persian and Turkish

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 59.
59. f 154r-185r (inner margins)

Some of the poems are in Persian, others in Turkish

Language(s): Persian and Turkish

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 59.
61. f 197r-219vr (inner margins)

Poems or couplets by Sulṭān Valad, 1226-1312, سلطان ولد , , Ṣāʼib Tabrīzī, Muḥammad ʻAlī, d. ca. 1670, ‏صائب تبريزي، ميرزا محمد علي , in f. 198r-199v, a naʻt in f. 200r by Naẓīrī, d. 1613, نظيرى نيشاپوری , misattributed verses to Shams-i Tabrīzī, d. 1247, شمس تبريزى , in f. 200v; and numerous Turkish poets

Language(s): Persian and Turkish

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 59.
65. f 197r-219vr (outer margins)

A Sufi mas̲navī formerly attributed, as here, to Farīd al-Dīn ʻAṭṭār

Language(s): Persian and Turkish

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 59.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 220 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 20 × 14 cm.

History

Origin: 12th century AH ; Ottoman Empire

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M. I. Waley: Supplementary handlist of Persian manuscripts, 1966-1998. London, 1998 and G.M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. Oxford, 1968

Availability

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