Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 44741 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

1 copy of Mahābhārata

Persian translation of the Mahabharata produced in Jammu or Kashmir during the rule of Gulab Singh, 1846-1857. Dated samvat 1911-12.

Incipit: اي صاحب فضل و جود و احسان هر نام تو ساخت مشكل آسان
Explicit: ترجمه...شريمهاراتهه... بتاريخ چهارم ماه مار سموت یکهزار و نهصد و دوازده...در عهد نظامت ...مهاراج گلاب سنگه
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 460 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq. Text rubricated.

Decoration

Six paintings in a Pahari style.

History

Origin: 1853 CE

Availability

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