Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 46834 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

Summary of Contents: 9 works by 4 authors on the subjects of Islamic prayers, Muslim saints, Martyrdom, Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Hadith, Alexander, Medicine, Calendars, and Curiosities and wonders
1.

A book of prayers for all aspects of daily life

Incipit: جواهر زواهر سپاس بی قیاس ولای ستایش تقدس
Colophon: وختم...فی اواخر شهر جمادی الثانی من شهور حجه ثلث وسبعین بعد الف من الهجرة...علی ید مولفه...ابن عبد الهادی محمد مقیم...تمت تمام شد رساله منتخب الاعمال
Language(s): Persian
2.
Incipit: بدانکه این کتاب را مختارنامه
Colophon: تمام شد نسخه مختارنامه بتاریخ نهم شهر ذیقعده سنه 25 جلوس شاه عالم پادشاه ...مطابق سنه 1197 هجری

The romance of Mukhtār ibn ‘Alī ‘Ubaydah al-Thaqafī مختار ابن علی عبیده الثقفی the avenger of Imām Ḥusayn

Language(s): Persian
3.

An encyclopaedic work with numerous illustrations

Colophon: تمام شد فرخ نامه جلالی
Language(s): Persian
4.
Incipit: همیگوید الحسین بن الحسن القاضی البونی
Language(s): Persian
5.
Incipit: بدانکه این کتاب را مختارنامه
Colophon: تمام شد قصه سکندر ذو القرین

The romance of Mukhtār ibn ‘Alī ‘Ubaydah al-Thaqafī مختار ابن علی عبیده الثقفی the avenger of Imām Ḥusayn

Language(s): Persian
6.
Incipit: شکر و سپاس بادشاهی را سزد و ثناء بي قياس خالقی را رسد
Language(s): Persian
7.
Colophon: تمام شد احکام دوازده سال

On the characteristics of the different Chinese years. With numerous illustrations

Language(s): Persian
8.
Colophon: تمام شد کتاب عجایب الدنیا بتاریخ هفتم شهر ذیقعده سنه 24 شاه عالم بادشاه...مطابق سنه 1196 یک هزار و یک هزار و یک صد و نود و شش هجری

A book of curious facts. With numerous illustrations

Language(s): Persian
9.
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
1b-41b f. 42b-156b f. 157b-248b f. 248b-254b f. 255a-270a f. 270b-292b f. 293a-296b f. 297a-340b f. 341b-343b f.
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Layout

Hand(s)

Ruq'ah script

History

Origin: 1173 AH; 1760 CE 1197 AH; 1782 CE 1196 AH; 1782 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Douglas Craven Phillott Gregorian

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact SOAS Archives and Special Collections Admissions. Contact docenquiry@soas.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.

Subjects

  • Islamic prayers
  • Muslim saints--Biography
  • Martyrdom--Islam
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Persian
  • Hadith
  • Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C.--Legends
  • Medicine
  • Calendars
  • Curiosities and wonders -- Early works to 1900

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