Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 44567 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 7 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Persian poetry 1500-1796, Afghanistan, Arabic language, Jammu and Kashmir, and Didactic poetry

A description of Kashmir followed by six other short poems

Incipit: فردوسیه طغرا غبارتیست از بوستان معنی پروری

Language(s): Persian

A long poem followed by several others

Incipit: کنز المعانی طغرا خانه گنج زریست کاغذین دیوار

Language(s): Persian

A treatise on literary style with descriptions of Kashmir

Incipit: کشمیر بود فصل خزان عالم نور در طالب فیض دید نش هست ضرور

Language(s): Persian

In praise of Prince Muradbakhsh

Incipit: سرخ روی قلم بنگار ثنائی شهنشاهیست
Colophon: چو این نسخه زیب لوایح شده مخاطب بتاج المدایح شده

Language(s): Persian

On the conquest of Balkh and Badakhshan

Incipit: یکه تازان میدان تقریر از دولت ستایش ناصری

Language(s): Persian

A Persian versification of an Arabic work on grammar entitled Kitāb al-Muthallath by Quṭrub, Muḥammad ibn al-Mustanīr, d. 821 or 2

Incipit: از پس حمد خداوند زمین وآسمان کرده ام نظم مثلث چون لآلئ عمان
Colophon: 176 تمام شد نسخه نصاب بدیعی از تصنف ملا بدیعی بتاریخ بیست و هفتم شهر شعبان ...در دار الملک شاه جهان آباد...سنه

Language(s): Persian

A rhymed list of Arabic words with explanations in Persian for students

Incipit: از پس حمد خداوند زمین وآسمان کرده ام نظم مثلث چون لآلئ عمان
Colophon: بتاریخ هژدهم شهر ربیع الاول سنه 1125...فراغت یافته

Language(s): Arabic, Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
1-15 f. 15-23 f. 24-29 f. 29-35 f. 36-40 f. 41-48 f. 48-72 f.
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Nasta'liq and shikastah


Origin: 1176 AH; 1762 CE 1125 AH; 1713 CE


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Funding of Cataloguing



  • Persian poetry 1500-1796
  • Afghanistan--History
  • Arabic language--Verb
  • Jammu and Kashmir (India)--History
  • Didactic poetry, Arabic
  • Arabic language--Dictionaries--Persian


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