Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 380281 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Ṣaḥīfah al-kāmilah al-sajjādīyah by Zayn al-ʻĀbidīn ʻAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn, d. 710?

A collection of prayers in Arabic with interlinear Persian. Arabic written in calligraphic vocalised nashki and the Persian in nasta'liq. Elegant illuminated headpiece, borders and chapter headings in gold, black, red and blue ink

Incipit: حدثنا السيد الاجل نجم الدين بهائ الشرف ابو الحسن محمد بن الحسن بن احمد بن على بن محمد بن عمر بن يحيى العلوى الحسينى رحمه الله قال اخبرنا الشيخ ... السعيد ابو عبد الله محمد بن احمد بن شهريار
Colophon: انا العبد القل الاضعف احمد الیزدی و کان ذلک فی سابع شهر شعبان المعظم من شهور سنه تاسع عشر و مأتين الف من الهجرة

Language(s): Arabic, Persian


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 202 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 19 × 12.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 14.5





Origin: 1219 AH; 1804 CE

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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