Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

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Oriental Manuscripts

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1 copy of Bahāristān by Jāmī, 1414-1492

Title: Baharestan

A collection of short stories, good early copy of this work, which was written in AH 892/AD 1487. It is divided into 8 sections called 'raudah', meaning garden. This copy written in nasta 'liq, Persian in 1587, no place of writing is given but a gloss in Turkish on folio 5b suggests a Turkish provenance

Incipit: (basmalla) چو مرغ امر ذی بالی ز آغاز نه از نیروی حمد آید به پرواز
Explicit: بوقتي شد آخر که تاريخ هجرت شود نهصدار هشت بر وي فرايي
Final rubric: اطباب اطباب وطبي اسباب اسباب
Colophon: و المسول من الله ذي الجلال و الکرام الظفر بين المسرام والفوز بحسن الختتام والصلوة والسلام علي محمد سيدالانام واله البرالکرام الحمد الله علي دين الاسلام و صلي الله علي رسوله محمد سيد الانام وعلي آله العظام واصحابه الفخام قد وقع الفراغ من هذ النسخته ابربيه في ثلث عشرشهر ربيع الاقال عام خمس وسعبن و سعمايه من هجرت بعث لتميز الحلال غرالحرام وذلک بالبيت الحرام زادلله تعظيما تکريما مادام الالواح والاقدام کتبه بخط اخضر العبادعمربن عبدالله غفر الله الغفارله و لمن نظر فيه ولمن دعا لکاتابه الفقير الي الله الغني الکبير والجميع المومنين والمومنات بالمغفره
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 76ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 5.5
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:

Collation

Layout

Hand(s)

Nastaliq

Additions:
  • marginalia Marginal notes in
  • orthography
  • paper

Binding

History

Origin: 13th Abio-Aval 995 A.H; 21 February 1587 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Turkish

General Tweedie

Record Sources

Record based on Handlist held in University of St Andrews Library, Special Collections, with additional enhancements by the Fihrist team

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