Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 12198 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

1 copy of Rudimenta linguae persicae by Javier, Jerónimo, 1549-1617

A Persian grammar in Latin. Followed on ff.16-109 by a Latin-Portuguese-Persian vocabulary, arranged in order of Latin words. The Persian words are in both Persian and Roman scripts. Ff.110-121 contain a number of similar vocabularies on special subjects, beginning "Nomina Theologica necessaria ad explicationem Misteriorum SSmae Trinitatis..." The name of the author has apparently been cut out of f.14. Ascription to Jerónimo Javier is suppositious

Language(s): Latin, Portuguese and Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 121 f.
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Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Marsden

Availability

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