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Compilation manuscripts

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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Manuscript volumes comprising two or more works, whether referring to only the content combined or to the combination of physically separate leafs or gatherings that are sewn or tipped in to form one volume.

Found in 149 Collections and/or Records:

Or Ms 257: طب بحری وبری Ṭibb-i baḥrī-u barrī, undated

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Identifier: Or Ms 257
Scope and Contents A treatise on medicine, of which this is a holograph copy. It includes a short list of parts of the human body, drugs with their equivalents in Arabic and Hindi, and advice on the examination of patients, symptoms and treatment of a number of diseases, and pregnancy. The material for the work was derived principally from the Zakhīra-yi Khwārazmshāhī and Qarābādī (of Zayn al-Dīn Abū Ibrāhīm Isma‘īl b. al-Ḥasan b. Muḥammad b. Aḥmad al-Ḥusaynī al-Jurjānī, who died 531 or 535 A.H. (1136-1137 or...
Dates: undated

Or Ms 258: طب نوری Ṭibb-i nūrī, undated

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Identifier: Or Ms 258
Scope and Contents

A treatise on medicine in verse, which, after a few folios, is continued on the margins of Or Ms 251 (with which it is bound).


A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian Manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library by Mohammad Hukk et al. (1925) Hukk et al. gives the dating as "about 1133 A.H. (1720 C.E.)".

Dates: undated

Or Ms 259: رساله درعلمِ وفق Risālah dar ‘ilm-i vafq, undated

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Identifier: Or Ms 259
Scope and Contents

This is the fourth maqālah (chapter) from a longer work on the theory of numbers in five chapters (see A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian Manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library by Mohammad Hukk et al. (1925) for further details.


This manuscript includes many tables.

Dates: undated

Or Ms 260: رساله درعلمِ نجوم Risālah dar ‘ilm-i nujūm, undated

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Identifier: Or Ms 260
Scope and Contents

A treatise on astronomy; neither preface nor author's name is given. Numerous tables in red ink.

Dates: undated

Or Ms 303: نان و حلوا Nān va-ḥalvā, undated copy (original text composed 17th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 303
Scope and Contents

A mas̲navī by the great Shī‘ī theologian Shaykh Bahā’ al-Dīn b. Shaykh Ḥusayn, poetically styled "Bahā’ī" (d. circa 1030 A.H., 1621 C.E.)

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 17th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 308: عصمت نامه Iṣmat-nāmah', 1066 A.H, 1655 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 308
Scope and Contents

The story, in the form of a mas̲navī, of the adventures of Dalīlah (here written دلالّه) Muḥtālah, adapted from the Arabian Nights. It was rendered into verse by Shaykh Ḥamīd.

Dates: 1066 A.H; 1655 C.E.

Or Ms 309: ديوانِ موسوی Dīvān-i Mūsavī, undated copy (original text composed 17th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 309
Scope and Contents

The lyrical poems (ghazals only) of Sayyid Mu‘izz al-Dīn Muḥammad "Mūsavī-Khān" (d. 1106 A.H., 1694 C.E.). This manuscript is bound with Or. Ms. 310 that bears the seal of an ‘Ibād-Allāh, dated 1188 A.H. (1774 C.E.), and Or. Ms. 312, whose scribe is given as Muḥammad Yūsuf. It may well be by the same hand.

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 17th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 310: ديوانِ شوکت Dīvān-i Shawkat, undated copy (extant by 18th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 310
Scope and Contents

This is part of the Dīvān (ghazals only) of Muḥammad Isḥāq or Ibrāhīm of Bukhārā, poetically named "Shawkat", who died at Isfahān in 1107 A.H., 1695 C.E.. It bears the seal of an ‘Ibād-Allāh, dated 1188 A.H. (1774 C.E.). This manuscript is bound with Or. Ms. 312, whose scribe is given as Muḥammad Yūsuf. It may well be by the same hand.

Dates: undated copy (extant by 18th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 312: ديوانِ ناصر علی وغيره .Dīvān-i Nāṣir ‘Alī, etc, 1185 A.H., 1771 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 312
Scope and Contents

The lyrical poems of Shaykh Nāṣir ‘Alī Sirhindī, who died at Dehli c. 1108 A.H., 1697 C.E. The colophon gives the scribe's name as Muḥammad Yūsuf.


This manuscript is bound with Or. Ms. 310 that bears the seal of an ‘Ibād-Allāh, dated 1188 A.H. (1774 C.E.).

Dates: 1185 A.H.; 1771 C.E.

Or Ms 314: محيط اعظم Muḥīṭ-i a‘ẓam, 1161 A.H., 1748 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 314
Scope and Contents

A mas̲navī by Mirzā ‘Abd al-Qādir Astarābādī, poetically styled "Bīdil" (d. 1133 A.H., 1720 C.E.).


Frontispiece illuminated with gold.

Dates: 1161 A.H.; 1748 C.E.