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Or Ms 239: لب التواريخ Lubb al-tawārīkh, undated (original text compiled 16th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 239

Scope and Contents

An abridgement of universal history, especially the history of Persia, from the earliest times to 948 A.H., 1541 C.E. It was compiled in 948 A.H., 1541 C.E., by Amīr Sayyid Yaḥyá b. ‘Abd al-Laṭīf al-Ḥusaynī al-Qazvīnī (d. 962 A.H., 1555 C.E.), and dedicated to Prince Abū al-Fatḥ Bahrām-Mirzā, a brother of Shāh-Tahmāsp Ṣafavī (d. 984 A.H., 1576 C.E.).

Dates

  • Creation: undated (original text compiled 16th cent. C.E.)

Creator

Language of Materials

Persian (Script: naskh)

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).

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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