Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Persian MS 843 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Ḥadīqat al-ḥaqīqah by Sanāʼī al-Ghaznavī

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Binding

Illuminated

History

Origin: 681 AH (1282 CE)

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly part of the collection of Duncan Forbes (1798-1868), orientalist, whose collection of manuscripts was acquired by Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford in 1866 through W. H. Allen.

Purchased by Enriqueta Rylands, on behalf of the John Rylands Library, in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford.

Record Sources

Bibliographical description based on an index created by Reza Navabpour circa 1993. Identification of provenance based on manuscript catalogue by Michael Kerney, circa 1890s.

Dating information from Kerney, Bibliotheca Lindesiana, Hand-list of Oriental Manuscripts: Arabic, Persian, Turkish, 1898.

Availability

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader, see Becoming a Reader for details. Please contact uml.special-collections@manchester.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.


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