باقر الانوار.

Bāqir al-anvār ... [etc.].

Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Persian
Published/​Created
[17--?]
Description
70 leaves : paper ; 282 x 166 (200 x 110) mm bound to 288 x 182 mm

Details

Subject(s)
Contains
Summary note
Collection of texts on magic.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from text 1.
  • Physical description: 17-20 lines per page; written in casual nastaʻliq in black on heavy, cream, glazed, laid Arabic paper. Rubrication and catchwords. Extensive damp staining, some mildewing, mild insect damage, and ragged edges.
  • Origin: According to Moghadam, likely 18th century.
Binding note
Rebound in cloth.
Language note
Persian.
Contents
  • 1. leaves 1b-6a: Bāqir al-anvār / ʻAlī Akbarābādī ibn Ḥāmid Qattāl. Treatise on sorcery in 27 bāb, with charts; title from leaf 1b, line 5.
  • 2. leaves 6b-9b: [Treatise on the magical efficacy of Sūrat Yāsīn].
  • 3. leaves 10a-15b: [Treatise on the magical efficacy of Sūrat al-Muzammil].
  • 4. leaves 16a-67b: [Treatise on the magical power of the names of God]. With numerous charts; incomplete at end.
Provenance
Acquired from Widgery, Cambridge, 1925.
Source acquisition
Gift; Robert Garrett (Class of 1897), 1942.
References
Moghadam, M. et al. Garrett coll., 71
OCLC
852391916
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