Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms26(o) (University of St Andrews Library, Special Collections, University of St Andrews)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Dīvān of HāfiZ

Incipit: الا يا ايها الساقي ادر کاسا و ناولها که عشق آسان نمود اول ولي افتاد مشکل‌ها.
Explicit: گفتم که لبت، گفت لبم آب حیات گفتم دهنت، گفت زهی حب نبات گفتم سخن تو، گفت حافظ گفتا شادی همه لطیفه گویان صلوات||
Colophon: سلطان الشعراالمذفقين برهان العرفا المحققين شمس المله والحقيقه والدين محمد الحافظ شيرازي قدس الله سرهالعزيز علي يد العبد الفقير المذنب پر حسين الکتاب الشيرازي غفر ذنوبه في تاريخ شهر رجب سنه وصلي الله علي خير خلقه محد المصطفي الامين وذيارته الطاهرين

It is a full version of Diwan Hafiz, contains additional Ghazalyat and Rubaiyat

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 52.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 178ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 4.5
Dimensions (written):





  • marginalia Marginal notes in
  • orthography
  • paper


Elegantly bound in brown leather, cover stamped with floral design


Origin: 1st Rajab 945 A.H; 23 November 1538 A.D

Provenance and Acquisition

Shiraz, Iran

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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