Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 18820 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

Summary of Contents: 4 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Persian poetry, Persian folk tales, and Persian prose literature
1.
Incipit: من بغیر تو نبینم در جهان قادرا پروردگارا جاودان
Colophon: تمت تمام شد بی سرنامه بتاريخ هفدهم شهر ربیع الاول سنه 1237
Language(s): Persian
2.

A masnavi poem based on a Panjabi love-story

Incipit: بنام چمن ساز ناز و نیاز که خار نیازش بود فراز
Language(s): Persian
3.
Incipit: راويان اخبار و ناقلان آثار چنین روایت کرده اند که در ابتدای دولت هارون رشید
Colophon: تمام شد...بتاریخ نهم شهر جمادی الاول سنه 1237

A prose tale

Language(s): Persian
4.

A prose tale. Pages are badly damaged

Incipit: قصه سلطان محمود غزنوی که پادشاه عادل و نافع الاسلام و المسلمین بود

A prose tale

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
1-8 f. 9-81 f. ‏ 82-110a f. 110b-117 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq

History

Origin: 1237 AH; 1821 CE 1237 AH; 1822 CE

Availability

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Subjects

  • Persian poetry--747-1500
  • Persian poetry--1500-1796
  • Persian folk tales
  • Persian prose literature

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