Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 380455 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

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

A masnavi poem based on the life of Alexander the Great.

Incipit: خدايا جهان پادشاهی تو راست ز ما خدمت آيد خدائى تو راست
Colophon: تم تم تمام شد کتاب سکندرنامه سنه 1025

With illuminated unwan

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 222 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

A fine nasta'liq

History

Origin: 1025 AH; 1616 CE

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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