Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 238 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 5 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Letter writing, Persian language, Persian poetry, Arabic language, Firmans, and India
2. ff. 101b-136b

Language(s): Persian

References

This work contains a glossary of the rare words of the Gulistān ( گلستان ) of Saʻdī ( سعدی ).
3. ff. 137a-149b

Language(s): Persian

References

5. f. 152a

Language(s): Persian

References

Physical Description

Form: other
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Hand(s)

History

Origin: 1124-25 AH; 1713 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated by G. Lewis (d. 1729) in 1727.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900 E. G. Browne: A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1896 abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.

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