Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 7862 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Mihr u Vafā

An allegory in mixed prose and verse adapted from an original poem by Mīr ‘Alī Shīr Navā’ī میر علی شیر نوائی , at the insistance of Sulṭān Ḥusayn Abū al-Ghāzī Bayqarā ASulṭān Ḥusayn Abū al-Ghāzī Bayqarā سلطان حسین ابو الغازی بیقرا

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 45.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 296 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 22.7 × 12.5 cm.


Origin: 999 AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on G. M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian manuscripts 1895-1966. London, 1968, with additional enhancements.


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