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Compilation manuscripts

 Subject
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:

MS 215: Composite manuscript containing two texts, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 215
Contents

Unbound manuscript containing two texts in two different hands.


ff. 1r-6r: 'Algorismus' by Alexander de Villa Dei, also known as Carmen de Algorismo


ff. 6v-8v: 'Tractatus pro juvenibus informandis' (Latin grammar)


The texts are described separately, under MS 215/ff. 1r-6r and MS 215/ff. 6v-8v.

Dates: 15th century

Or Ms 37: نادر البیان في علم النحو Nādir al-bayān fī 'ilm al-naḥw, 1150 A.H., 1737 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 37
Scope and Contents

A treatise on grammar by Aḥmad b. al-Mas'ūd al-Ḥusaynī al-Harkāmī.

Dates: 1150 A.H.; 1737 C.E.

Or Ms 45: قصیدة البردة مترجمة Qaṣīdat al-Burdah mutarjamah, 962 A.H., 1564 C.E,

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Identifier: Or Ms 45
Scope and Contents

This qaṣīdah, written in praise of the Prophet Muḥammad after the battle fought at Badr, consists of 176 couplets. The Persian translation under each line, inscribed in red ink, is also in verse and rhymes with the Arabic verse. The author of the Arabic original was Muḥammad b. Sa'īd al Būṣīrī (d. 694, 696, or 697 A.H., 1294, 1296, or 1297 C.E.).

Dates: 962 A.H.; 1564 C.E,

Or Ms 82: وقائع حیدرآباد Vaqa'i' Ḥaydarābād, undated copy (original text composed 17th-18th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 82
Scope and Contents A diary of the siege and conquest of Golkundah, near Hyderabad, by the Mughal Emperor 'Alamgīr in 1107 A.H. (1695 C.E.). It was compiled by Mīrzā Nūr al-Dīn Muḥammad, who was descended from a Persian family of physicians in Dehli. He was Comptroller of the Royal Kitchen, and received the title of Ni'mat Khān from the same Emperor 'Alamgīr and near the end of the reign, on account of his constant attendance upon that monarch, he received the title of "Muqarrab Khān". Ni'mat Khān wrote several...
Dates: undated copy (original text composed 17th-18th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 87: ظهوریهٔ صفویه Ẓuhuriyya-i Ṣafaviyyah, 1222 A.H., 1807 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 87
Scope and Contents A treatise on the rise and rule of the Wahābīs in Najaf Ashraf, containing a few prophecies connected with their expulsion from that region and the restoration of the holy places to the descendants of the martyrs. The author probably is Abū al-Fatḥ Sulṭān Muḥammad Ṣafavī (see Or Ms 86). At the end there is given a copy of a letter complaining that the practice of grave-worship among the people was not in accordance with the laws of Islam. The letter, which is addressed to Sulṭān Fatḥ-'Alī...
Dates: 1222 A.H.; 1807 C.E.

Or Ms 92: رسالهٔ ارثماطیقی (یعنی خواص اعداد) Risālah-i irs̲māṭīqī (ya'nī khavāṣ-i a'dād), undated

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Identifier: Or Ms 92
Scope and Contents

This is only the third fann, or part, of apparently a large work on arithmetic. The author's name is not given. In its present form it treats with that branch of the Theory of Numbers which is called Zawju al-Zawj), it is illustrated by numerous tables.

Dates: undated
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Or Ms 93: معراج التوحید Mi'rāj al-Tawḥīd, 1222 A.H., 1807 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 93
Scope and Contents A treatise in verse on the knowledge of the stars with a commentary upon the same in prose, by Mīrzā Abū Ṭalib Khān b. Ḥājjī Muḥammad Beg Khān Hindī Isfahānī (d. 1220 or 1221 A.H., 1805-1806 C.E.) The author in the introduction states that he was requested on his return from Europe by a friend to write his latest observations in the science of astronomy; the present treatise was accordingly compiled after a labour of two months in 1219 A.H. (1804 C.E.), and dedicated to Abū al-Fatḥ Sulṭān...
Dates: 1222 A.H.; 1807 C.E.

Or Ms 101: اسکندر نامهٔ برّی Iskandar-nāmah-i barrī, undated copy (original text composed 13th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 101
Scope and Contents A complete manuscript, in good preservation, of the first part of a much celebrated romance. It contains an account of the exploits of Alexander the Great as a conqueror, and was written in admirable verse by the famous Shaykh Jamal al-Dīn Abū Muḥammad Ilyas b. Mu'ayyad Niẓām al-Dīn, "Niẓāmī" of Ganjah, who was born at Qum (Iran), 535 A.H. (1140 C.E.), and probably died 599 A.H. (1203 C.E.), though the dates of his death are variously described, 576-607 A.H. (1180-1210 C.E.). ...
Dates: undated copy (original text composed 13th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 102: مخزن الاسرار Makhzan al-Asrār, undated copy (original text composed 12th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 102
Scope and Contents An allegorical Sufī mas̲navī by the famous Shaykh Jamal al-Dīn Abū Muḥammad Ilyas b. Mu'ayyad Niẓām al-Dīn, "Niẓāmī" of Ganjah, who was born at Qum, 535 A.H. (1140 C.E.), and probably died 599 A.H. (1203 C.E.), though the dates of his death are variously described, 576-607 A.H. (1180-1210 C.E.). It is divided into twenty maqalahs (chapters), and illustrated by means of short instructive anecdotes. Various manuscripts of this poem bear different...
Dates: undated copy (original text composed 12th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 103: خسرو و شیرین Khusraw va Shīrīn, undated copy (original text composed 12th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 103
Scope and Contents A celebrated poem on the love of Khusraw and Shīrīn, by the famous Shaykh Jamal al-Dīn Abū Muḥammad Ilyas b. Mu'ayyad Niẓām al-Dīn, "Niẓāmī" of Ganjah, who was born at Qum, 535 A.H. (1140 C.E.), and probably died 599 A.H. (1203 C.E.), though the dates of his death are variously described, 576-607 A.H. (1180-1210 C.E.). This work contains eulogies to Sulṭan Sa'īd Tughrul b. Arslān, who ascended the throne in 573 A.H. (1177-1178 C.E.), Atābak Abū Ja'far Muḥammad, and his brother and successor...
Dates: undated copy (original text composed 12th cent. C.E.)