Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 5864 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


1 copy of Anvār-i Suhaylī by Kāshifī, Ḥusayn Vāʻiẓ, d. 1504 or 5

A Persian adaptation of the Fables of Bidpai. Manuscript given to Henry George Keene by Muhammad Baqi at Seringapatam in 1801

Incipit: حضرت حكيم على الاطلاق جلت حكمته كه وظايف لطايف حمد و ثناي او
Explicit: تمت تمام هذا الكتاب بعونوالوهاب فی التاریخ 10 شهر ذی الحجه سنه 1036
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 361 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):





Origin: 1036 AH; 1627 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by J. Algernon Brown Gregorian.


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