Archive for the 'Persian MSS' Category

Risālah-i Maʻrifat al-maẕāhib,[19th century?].رساله معرفت المذاهب,[قرن 19م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 874 Title: Risālah-i Maʻrifat al-maẕāhib,[19th century?].رساله معرفت المذاهب,[قرن 19م؟]. Author: Maḥmūd Ṭāhir Ghazālī,fl. 14th cent. ?محمود طاهر غزالى. Place/Date of Production: [18--?]. Size: 11 leaves :paper ;155 x 108 (132 x 80) mm. Summary: Careful copy of the work on various Islamic sects by Maḥmūd Ṭāhir Ghazāli known as Niẓām-i Mudarris (fl. […]

Risālah-i Maṭlūb al-fuqarāʼ va muntakhab-i irshād al-vāṣilīn,[19th century?].رساله مطلوب الفقراء ومنتخب ارشاد الواصلین,[قرن 19م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 875 Title: Risālah-i Maṭlūb al-fuqarāʼ va muntakhab-i irshād al-vāṣilīn,[19th century?].رساله مطلوب الفقراء ومنتخب ارشاد الواصلین,[قرن 19م؟]. Author: Unidentified-Can you help supply this information? Please comment! Place/Date of Production: [18--?]. Size: 17 leaves :paper ;17 cm. Summary: Careful copy of an anonymous Ṣūfī treatise. Table of contents (فهرست) at opening on p.3. Other […]

Nizāʻ-i tavāngar darvīsh,[1268, i.e.1851].نزاع توانگر درویش,[1268ه, 1851م].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 345 Title: Nizāʻ-i tavāngar darvīsh,[1268, i.e.1851].نزاع توانگر درویش,[1268ه, 1851م]. Author: Unidentified-Can you help supply this information? Please comment! Place/Date of Production: [1851]. Size: 21 leaves :paper ;232 x 150 (132 x 70) mm. Summary: Fine copy of a work of advice literature of uncertain authorship. Other Title(s): Title from inscription on front […]

[Haft awrang,late 15th or 16th century?].[هفت اورنگ,پایان قرن 15 یا اغاز قرن 16م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 333 Title: [Haft awrang,late 15th or 16th century?].[هفت اورنگ,پایان قرن 15 یا اغاز قرن 16م؟]. Author: Jāmī,1414-1492.جامى. Place/Date of Production: [1480-15--?]. Size: 353 leaves :paper ;237 x 175 (161 x 111) mm. bound to 247 x 190 mm. Summary: Fine though incomplete copy of the seven mas̲navīs of Jāmī (d.1492) collected under […]

Kitāb-i Tuhfat al-aḥrār,[975, i.e. 1568].کتاب تحفة الاحرار,[975ه, 1568م].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 334 Title: Kitāb-i Tuhfat al-aḥrār,[975, i.e. 1568].کتاب تحفة الاحرار,[975ه, 1568م]. Author: Jāmī,1414-1492.جامي. Place/Date of Production: [1568]. Size: 63 leaves ([128] p.) :paper ;227 x 123 (142 x 61) mm. Summary: Tuhfat al-Aḥrār, composed in 886/1481, is the third of seven masnavīs (long poem in rhymed couplets) that make up Jāmī's Haft Awrang […]

[Yūsuf va Zulaykhā,late 15th or early 16th century?].[یوسف و زلیخا,پایان قرن 15 یا اغاز قرن 16م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 331 Title: [Yūsuf va Zulaykhā,late 15th or early 16th century?].[یوسف و زلیخا,پایان قرن 15 یا اغاز قرن 16م؟]. Author: Jāmī,1414-1492.جامي. Place/Date of Production: [1480-15--?]. Size: 122 leaves ([244] p.) :paper ;232 x 170 (148 x 75) mm. Summary: Yūsuf va Zulaykhā is the fifth of seven masnavīs (long poem in rhymed couplets) […]

[Arbaʻīn-i Jāmī ,16th century?].[اربعین جامی,قرن 16م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 430 Title: [Arbaʻīn-i Jāmī ,16th century?].[اربعین جامی,قرن 16م؟]. Author: Jāmī,1414-1492.جامي. Place/Date of Production: [15--?]. Size: 8 leaves :paper ;232 x 154 (138 x 73) mm. Summary: Fine copy of Jāmī's verse paraphrase of forty ḥadīth. Other Title(s): اربعين جامىTarjamah-ʼi manẓūm-i chihil ḥadīs̲ترجمۀ منظوم چهل حدیث Subject(s): Hadith--Texts--Early works to 1800.Hadith--Criticism, interpretation, etc.--Early […]

[Calligraphic Specimen,early 19th century?].[مرقع حسن الخط,اوائل القرن 19م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 276 Title: [Calligraphic Specimen,early 19th century?].[مرقع حسن الخط,اوائل القرن 19م؟]. Place/Date of Production: [Istanbul?,1800-1843?]. Size: 12 panels :paper ;343 x 215 (200 x 113) mm. Summary: Exquisite calligraphic specimen employing Jāmī's qaṣīdah on the basmalah for mürekkebât meșki exercises, executed by one of the students of Arabzade Mehmet Sadullah Efendi (d.1843). Other […]

[Talismanic scroll with metal case,727?, i.e. 1327? and 18th century?].[طومار مع غلاف معدني,727ه او 1327م؟ و قرن 18م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 220 Title: [Talismanic scroll with metal case,727?, i.e. 1327? and 18th century?].[طومار مع غلاف معدني,727ه او 1327م؟ و قرن 18م؟]. Place/Date of Production: [1327? and 17--?]. Size: 1 roll :paper ;(4425 x 104-112 mm) + 1 metal case (145 x 54 mm). Summary: Composite talismanic scroll (rotulus, i.e. opening vertically) consisting of […]

[Arbaʻīn-i Jāmī,early 16th century?].[اربعین جامی,آغاز قرن 16م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 431 Title: [Arbaʻīn-i Jāmī,early 16th century?].[اربعین جامی,آغاز قرن 16م؟]. Author: Jāmī,1414-1492..جامي Place/Date of Production: [1500-1520?]. Size: 8 leaves :paper ;190 x 127 (140 x 72) mm. Summary: Exquisite copy of Jāmī's verse paraphrase of forty ḥadīth, possibly executed by renowned Timurid calligrapher Sulṭān ʻAlī Mashhadī (d.1520). Other Title(s): Tarjamah-ʼi manẓūm-i chihil ḥadīs̲ترجمۀ […]

Munājāt-i Ḥaz̤rat-i ʻAlī,[18th century?].مناجات حضرت علی,[قرن 18م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 442 Title: Munājāt-i Ḥaz̤rat-i ʻAlī,[18th century?].مناجات حضرت علی,[قرن 18م؟]. Author: ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib,Caliph,ca. 600-661.علي بن ابي طالب,خليفة. Place/Date of Production: [17--?]. Size: 8 leaves :paper ;226 x 155 (120 x 66) mm. Summary: Elegant copy of the qaṣīdah in ʻayn, Munājāt ʻAlī, from the dīwān attributed to ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib […]

Şerhü’t-Tâiye min Divan-ı Saib,[1178?, i.e. 1765?].شرح التائيه من ديوان صايب,[1178ه؟, 1765م؟].

Shelfmark: Isl. Ms. 408 Title: Şerhü't-Tâiye min Divan-ı Saib,[1178?, i.e. 1765?].شرح التائيه من ديوان صايب,[1178ه؟, 1765م؟]. Author: Nusret,d. 1795.نصرت. Place/Date of Production: [1765?]. Size: 360 leaves :paper ;222 x 170 (170 x 95) mm. Summary: Elegant, apparently autograph copy of the elucidation (or loose translation, ترجمه ) in Turkish by Ebu Bekir Nusret (d.1795), of […]