Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 44502 (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. Manuscript is baldy stained and f.4 is torn. With eleven miniatures in poor condition.

Incipit: خدايا جهان پادشاهی تر است خداوند هر دو عالم تر است
Explicit: تمت الكتاب بعون الله سنه 1135

Part 1 only

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 85 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq

History

Origin: 1135 AH; 1722 CE

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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