Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 44525 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

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1 copy of Mahābhārata

Translation of Parvas 1-3 of the Mahabharata into elaborate Persian prose by Fayzi on the basis of the simple literal version made by order of Akbar. Dated samvat 1930.

Incipit: آبرو بخش ختمه سار سخن
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 216 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq. Text rubricated.

History

Origin: 1873 CE

Availability

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