Add. 241 (University Library, Cambridge University)
Summary of Contents: 4 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Persian language, Arabic language, Islamic chronology, Astronomy, and
1. ff. 1b-54a
with running commentary in prose
Title: Niṣāb al-ṣibyān
Title: نصاب الصبيان
Language(s): Arabic, Persian
2. ff. 54b-67b
Title: Rifsālah fī al-tavārīkh
Title: رسالة في التواريخ
Origin: undated 980 AH; Gregorian CE 1575-6 undated
Provenance and Acquisition
Donated by G. Lewis (d. 1729) in 1727.
Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900 E. G. Browne: A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1896 abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.