هذا كتاب حيوة السلاطين / آخوند ملا محسن.

Hāz̲ā Kitāb-i Ḥayāt al-salāṭīn / Ākhūnd Mullā Muḥsin.

Author
Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Persian
Published/​Created
[Iran?, 18--]
Description
iii, 112, iii leaves : paper ; 234 x 130 (164 x 78) mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Getty AAT genre
Summary note
A treatise on the proprieties of kings and their relationship to governors, nobles, and religious doctors. According to the table of contents on fol. 7b-9a, there are 14 bāb, but this copy contains only the first seven.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from fol. 1a.
  • Dedicated to the Qājār prince Ardashīr Mīrzā (fol. 5b).
  • Physical description: 14 lines per page; written in nastaʻliq in black on glazed paper bearing the watermarks "Bondon" and "1828." Rubrication and catchwords. Text framed in blue, gold, and red with outer marginal border. Light smudging and staining; paper repairs to last few leaves with some loss of text. A few gatherings detached. No binding.
  • Decoration: Illuminated ʻunwān on fol. 1b in floral patttern, in gold, blue and fuschia. Text on fol. 1b-2a set within clouds on gold ground. Table of contents on fol. 7b-9a listed as headings in red set within illuminated boxes.
  • Incipit: الحمد لله الذي خلق الخلائق بقدرته وميز بينهم بقوته والصلوة والسلام على خير خلقه وافضل بريته وعلى ابن عمه وخليفته المتجمل بسجيته
Language note
Persian.
Provenance
Acquired by R. G. Ananikian, Egypt, 1924 (fol. 1a).
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Moghadam, M. et al. Garrett coll., 69
Other title(s)
  • Kitāb-i Ḥayāt al-salāṭīn
  • كتاب حيوة السلاطين
OCLC
768349179
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