Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 46339 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


1 copy of Risālah fī al-rimāyah

A treatise on archery copied from an exemplar in the Bankipore Library

Incipit: الحمد لله الذى وفق وسدد وهدد وارشد وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد ... اما بعد فان سايلا سال ان اختصر له شيئا مما يحب على الرامى حفظه في اصول رميه ... ونهايته وقوسه ونشابه ومعرفته
Colophon: نسخه متعلقه تیراندازی که از کتابخانه بانکی پور طلب نموده شد بحکم عالیجناب کرنل دی سی فلت صاحب بهادر نقل کرده شد کتبه عبد الباری

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 193 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 20 × 16 cm.
Dimensions (written): 16.5 × 12.5 cm.



Vocalised naskhi hand


Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Douglas Craven Phillott Gregorian

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on Adam Gacek : Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1981".


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