Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 10978 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

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1 copy of Dāstān-i Amīr Ḥamzah

A Pashto translation in verse of a Persian version of the story of the exploits of the uncle of the Prophet Muhammad. Comprises 57 dastans

Incipit: په نامه چه د رحیم کریم نامزد دي هغه خداي دي چه ازل دي هم ابد دي
Colophon: تمام شد نسهه ي متبرك مشرف سرآغاز نامه حضرت المؤمنين حمزه از لفظ دري به افغاني اورده شد

Language(s): Pushto

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 176 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 30 × 16 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Naskhi hand

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Gregorian.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on James Fuller Blumhardt and D.N. MacKenzie : Catalogue of Pashto manuscripts in the British Isles, 1965".

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