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Al-Taftazani. Sharh al-qism al-thalith min al-Miftah, 826 A.H., 1423 A.D.

Identifier: Or Ms 678

Scope and Contents

This manuscript of al-Taftazani’s rhetorical work was copied just 25 years after his death. He wrote on rhetoric, logic, metaphysics, theology and law; this particular work was completed at Samarqand in about AH 787-789 / 1385-1387 AD. This is a handsome copy on thick, cream-coloured paper.


  • Creation: 826 A.H.
  • Creation: 1423 A.D.


Language of Materials

From the Fonds:

Mainly in Persian and Arabic, but also Turkish, Sanskrit, Urdu, Bengali, Malay, Panjabi, Prakrit, and Syriac.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.


1 bound MS volume

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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