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قصائد خاقانی Qaṣā'id-i Khāqānī, undated copy (original text composed 12th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 100

Scope and Contents

A collection of eighty-eight qaṣīdahs by the celebrated Imām Afẓal al-Dīn Badil Ibrāhīm b. 'Alī Najjār "Khāqānī" of Shirvan, who originally wrote poetry under the name of Haqā'iqī d. 582 A.H.(1186 C.E.).

Dates

  • Creation: undated copy (original text composed 12th cent. 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

Bears inscriptions in Hindi at the end; the name of the Mughal Emperor Muḥammad-Shāh is written on fol. 25.

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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