Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 47287 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


1 copy of Sīrat ʻAntar

Fragment of the romance of ʻAntarah ibn Shaddād

Incipit: في الهوا انما اعطاه الله من الحيل والقوى ما يقدر يعلوا عليه...

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 90 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 18.5 × 13 cm.
Dimensions (written): 15.5 × 10.5 cm.



Naskhi hand

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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