Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 41935 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

Summary of Contents: 3 works by 4 authors on the subjects of Persian poetry, Persian letters, Iran History 16th-18th centuries, and Zand dynasty
1.

A poem interspersed with qasidahs, chronograms etc. in praise of the Prophet and his family and of Shaykh Muḥammad ibn Faz̤l Allāh al-Bakrī

Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم كرد خدا رحمت خودرا عميم

Language(s): Persian
2.
Title: Nawbāvah

A collection of letters

Incipit: اين منتخب از بخت نكو فرجامش افتاده چو آغاز نکو انجامش
Language(s): Persian
3.
Incipit: بر ارباب خرد و دانش و اصحاب ذكا و بينش نهى و مستور نخواهد بود
Explicit: على يد...محمد صادق في سنه 1237 من الهجرة...في بندر ممبئ باتمام رسيد||
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
1-155 f. 156-284 f. 285-357 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq

History

Origin: 1237 AH; 1724 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Gregorian.

Availability

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Subjects

  • Persian poetry--1500-1796
  • Persian letters
  • Iran History 16th-18th centuries
  • Zand dynasty

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