Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 9700 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Volume containing several works

3. ff. 182r-184r

Unattributed poetry

Mostly in Urdu with Persian verses in f. 182r and f. 183v

Language(s): Urdu and Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 61.
4. f. 184r
Title: Ruqʻa
Title: رقعة

An anecdote about a physician giving a “medicine” to the saint Bāyazīd Basṭāmī (d. 261/874 or 264/877-8) to ward off sins (cf. Or. 11310/29)

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 68.
5. f. 185

A letter from Zayn al-Dīn to Navvāb Iḥtishām al-Dawla, congratulating him on a recent military victory

Document is undated

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 26.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 185 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 25 × 15 cm.

History

Origin: 12th or 13th century AH ; India

Record Sources

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

Availability

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