Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 44524 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

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1 copy of Mahābhārata

Translation of the Mahabharata into elaborate Persian prose by Fayzi on the basis of the simple literal version made by order of Akbar. The text is preceeded by an introduction. Dated at f. 467b samvat 1908.

Incipit: در سبب تآليف كتاب و فهرست مهابارتهه...پرب اول که آنرا آديرب كويند
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 623 f.
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Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq. Text rubricated.

History

Origin: 1866 CE

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