Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 9566 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Ghazalīyāt

f 1r-3r

Poems in Persian and Turkish, added to the flyleaves of an Arabic MS

The two Persian ghazals praising the Prophet, f. 2r-v, contain the makhlaṣ, ( مخلص ) of Shams-i Tabrīzī, d. 1247, شمس تبريزى , but are among the poems spuriously attributed to him

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 40.

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 40.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 115 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 25 × 17 cm.


Origin: 13th 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


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