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'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât

Collection Data

Names
Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad, approximately 1203-1283 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1540 - 1545 (Approximate)
Place: Shîrâz?
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Pers. ms. 49
Topics
Mountains
Birds
Animals
Manuscripts, Persian
Shīrāz (Iran)
Genres
Illuminations
Manuscripts
Miniatures (Illuminations)
Notes
Acquisition: Purchased in Cairo, 1953.
Content: Incipit: al-'azamah lak va al-kibrîyâ' jalâlak Allâhumma yâ qâyim al-zât ...
Citation/reference: Schmitz, II.5.
Language: In Persian translation by an unknown author.
Date: Copied ca. 947/1540, probably in Shīrāz.
Physical Description
Extent: 371 folios. 23 x 13 cm (trimmed) ; 480 miniatures
Polished dark cream paper with replacement pages (ff.41-42, 54-68); Cream paper doubures are modern.
Nasta''lîq.
Missing folios: 2 or 3 folios after fol. 95, 1 folio after fol. 111, 1 - after fol. 290, 2 - after folio 371 (end)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Photo Order: 61866
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8589ea70-c607-012f-ac01-58d385a7bc34
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