Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 7483 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 5 works by 4 authors on the subjects of Persian poetry, Iran History 16th-18th centuries, Riddles, and Versification
1. ff 1v-55v

Copied in 966

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 80.
2. ff 56r-57v

Imperfect at the beginning

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 80.
3. ff 57v-67v

A tract on enigmas

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 80.
4. ff 68v-119r

With marginal notes

Dated either 956 or 965

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 80.
5. ff 120v-129r
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 80.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 129 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 18.6 × 13 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Binding

Contemporary binding

History

Origin: 16th 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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Funding of Cataloguing

BL

Subjects

  • Persian poetry
  • Iran History 16th-18th centuries
  • Riddles, Persian
  • Versification

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