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شاهمانه Shāh-nāmah, 1226 A.H., 1811 C.E.

 Item
Identifier: Or Ms 98

Scope and Contents

The Persian "Book of Kings" and national epic, the rendition in verse by Abū'l-Qāsim Firdowsī ca. 329-410 A.H. (940-1019 C.E.).

Dates

  • Creation: 1226 A.H.
  • Creation: 1811 C.E.

Language of Materials

Persian (Script: nasta'līq)

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

1 volume

Other Finding Aids

Hukk, Mohammed Ashraful; Ethé, Hermann; and Robertson, Edward, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian Manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library (Hertford: Stephen Austin & Sons Ltd., 1925).

Custodial History

Printed item, now at S.B.F.89551 Fir.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to the University of Edinburgh Library by Lieutenant-Colonel John Baillie of Leys' grandson, also named John Baillie, in 1876.

Processing Information

Annotation uses legacy data from Mohammed Hukk et al. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian Manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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