Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 44589 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

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1 copy of Singhāsan battīsī by Vikramāditya Śakāri, King of Ujjain

A Persian translation of the Simhasan-battisi, beginning with the story of Mahadiv and Parbati.

Incipit: وقتى شريمها ديو و ماتا پاروتى بر كيلامن پربت
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 125 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq.

Decoration

In f. 1b, illustration representing a blue youth (Krishna?) cut from a Sanskrit manuscript and pasted in.

History

Origin: 19th century CE

Availability

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