Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 13654 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Marātiʻ al-ghizlān fī waṣf al-ḥisān al-ghilmān by Nawājī, Muḥammad ibn Ḥasan, 1386-1455

Anthology of verses descriptive of handsome youths

Incipit: ... قال العبد الفقير ... محمد ... النواجي ... اما بعد حمد الله الذى خلق الانسان فى احسن تقويم فقد سالنى بعض الاخوان ان اجمع له نبذه فى الحسبان ... من الغلمان

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 243 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 25 × 15.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 16.5 × 8.5 cm.



Clear Naskhi hand



Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Sir Thomas Arnold

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on Adam Gacek : Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1981".


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