Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 241 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


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

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


3. ff. 77b-89a
Title: untitled

Language(s): Persian


Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):




Origin: undated 980 AH; Gregorian CE 1575-6 undated

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated by G. Lewis (d. 1729) in 1727.

Record Sources

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.


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