Pashto MS 13 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)
2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Pushto poetry and Islam
A manual of religious instruction in verse, much annotated in English
A Pashto metrical translation of a Persian account of the miracles connected with the birth and childhood of Muhammad
Naskhi hand Ghulām Muṣṭafá
Provenance and Acquisition
From the collection of Colonel George William Hamilton (1807-1868) who served in India from 1823 to 1867 latterly as Commissioner in Delhi. He acquired over a thousand Indian and Persian manuscripts of which 352 were selected after his death for the British Museum. The remainder were purchased in 1868 by Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford.
Purchased by Mrs Enriqueta Rylands, on behalf of the John Rylands Library, in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford.
- Pushto poetry