Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 9703 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

A miscellany

Contents

Summary of Contents: 9 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Sufism, Sufi poetry, Asceticism, Persian poetry, Anecdotes, Fables, Persian prose literature, Dialogues, Persian literature, Islamic eschatology, End of the world, and Ethics
1. 2v-4r ff

A work in verse

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.95.
2. 6v-7r ff
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.95.
3. 8v-9v ff
Title: Two poems
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.95.
4. 11v-14r ff
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.95.
5. 16v-29v ff
40v-61r ff
174v-200r ff

Much displaced in the binding

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.95.
6. 43v-61r ff
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.95.
7. 84r-90v ff

Composed 733

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.95.
8. 89v-92r ff
Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.95.
9. In the margin of 89v-92r ff

A tract on ethics and eschatology

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Glyn Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian Manuscripts, 1895-1966. [London]: Trustees of the British Museum, 1968, p.95.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 222 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 27 × 18 cm.

History

Origin: 17th-18th 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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