Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 46438 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

Summary of Contents: 4 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Riddles, Persian poetry 1500-1796, Sufism, and Islamic law
1.

A short tract in verse on the art of making riddles, acrostics, etc.

Incipit: چو از حمد و تحیت یافتی کام بدان ای در معما طالب نام
Colophon: تمام شد نسخه ضغرا در فن معما بتاریخ هفتم شهر جمادی الاول سنه 1179 هجری...نور الدین حسین
Language(s): Persian
2.

Badly worm eated in parts.

Incipit: ايها اللاهي عن العهد القديم ايها الساهي عن النهج القويم
Language(s): Persian
3.

A short treatise in prose on mysticism. Badly worm eated in parts.

Incipit: الحمد لله الذی خلق الناس لعبادته
Language(s): Persian
4.

A short treatise in verse on religions duties

Incipit: پس از تحمید ذات ناک سبحان درود مصطفی نعت یاران
Colophon: تمت فی شهر شعبان سنه 1255
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
1-8 f. 9-22 f. 25-32 f. 33-42 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq

History

Origin: 1179 AH; 1765 CE 1255 AH; 1839 CE

Availability

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Subjects

  • Riddles, Persian>
  • Persian poetry 1500-1796
  • Sufism--Doctrines
  • Islamic law

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