Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 46982 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

4 works by 2 authors on the subject of Persian poetry

1.

A masnavi poem based on the life of Alexander the Great.

Incipit: خدايا جهان پادشاهی تر است ز ما خدمت آيد خدائى تر است
Language(s): Persian
2.

A masnavi poem.

Incipit: خداوندا در توفيق بگشای نظامی را ره تحقیق بنمای
Explicit: كاتب الحرف حسن خان...بتاريخ دوازدهم شهر ذي حجه
Language(s): Persian
3.

A masnavi poem. Incomplete at end, lacking about one third

Incipit: اى گشاينده خزاين جود نقش پیوند کارگاه وجود
4.

Written on the margin of the Hasht Bihisht of Amir Khusraw. Incomplete at end, lacking about one third.

Incipit: ای جهان دیده بود خویش از تو هیچ بودی نبوده پیش از تو
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
1-130 f. 131-222 f. 223-309 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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