Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 19000 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

1 copy of Khamsah-ʼi Niẓāmī by Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 or 41-1202 or 3

The five famous masnavis of Nizami. Each poem has an illuminated unwan. With lacquered covers.

Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم هست كليد در گنج ای حکیم
Explicit: تمت الكتاب بعون الملك الوهاب من شهر رجب المرحب سنه اثنين و خمسين و ثمان مايه كتبه ...محمود الكرماني
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 352 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq

History

Origin: 852 AH; 1488 CE

Availability

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