[Ṣad dar] ... [etc.].

Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Persian
Published/​Created
[1589?-1590?]
Description
208 leaves : paper, col. ill. ; 177 x 120 (155 x 85-90) mm. bound to 185 x 130 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Manuscripts, PersianNew JerseyPrinceton [Browse]
Getty AAT genre
Illuminated manuscripts16th century [Browse]
Summary note
Collection of three Zoroastrian texts, one of which contains fifty miniatures of heaven and hell.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • On spine: "Ardai Veraf Namah" in Western script tooled in gold.
  • Physical description: 15 lines per page; written in nastaʻliq in black on unglazed, laid Arabic paper. Text 2 in two columns and framed in red. Rubrication and catchwords. Some staining and insect damage; edges ragged. Binding is loose and some gatherings are detached. Text 2 has fifty miniatures of heaven and hell.
Binding note
European-style full brown leather with gold-stamped fillets and gold stamping on spine.
Language note
Persian.
Contents
  • 1. fol. 1b-60a: [Ṣad dar].
  • 2. fol. 62b-121b: Kitāb-i Vīrāfʹnāmah.
  • 3. fol. 123a-208a: Dar shāyast va nashāyast.
Provenance
Former owner noted at top of fol. 1b in Western script: Jumsetjeekursetjee.
Constituent part(s)
  • [Ṣad dar].
  • Kitāb-i Vīrāfʹnāmah
  • Dar shāyast va nashāyast
OCLC
765399739
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