Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Z. 5 (Old Library, Jesus College, Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Dīvān by Ḥāfiẓ, 14th cent.

Title: Dīvān
Title: ديوان
Language(s): Persian

References

Physical Description

Form: other
Support: European paper with unidentified watermark
Extent: 252 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 23 × 12 cm.
Dimensions (written): 12 × 5,5 cm.
Foliation: Foliation supplied by the cataloguer

Collation

iv+1(9), iv(17), iv(25), iv(33), iv(41), iv(49), iv(57), iv(65), iv(73), iv(81), iv(89), iv(97), iv(105), iv(113), iii(119), v(129), iv(137), iii(143), vi(155), iii(161), v(171), v(181), v(191), v+2(203), iii+1(210)

Catchwords in each verso in black ink

Condition

Fair condition, but some pages are detached

Layout

12 lines per page

Hand(s)

Taʿlīq, black ink

Decoration

Binding

Brown leather binding

Both covers decorated with a carved frame and three central lobes

History

Origin: 1099 AH; 1688 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The manuscript was the property of George Lewis, d. 1729, as stated in a seal bearing his name in Arabic characters and the date 1707

Presented by George Lewis, d. 1729

Availability

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