Manuscript/Mixed Material [Unnamed Sufi treatise]

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Title
[Unnamed Sufi treatise]
Summary
Untitled Sufi text on meditation containing both poetry and prose.
Contributor Names
Mīr ʻAlī Ḥusaynī Haravī, approximately 1476-1543, scribe.
Created / Published
Rabiʻ al-awwal, 926 H [February/March 1520]
Subject Headings
-  Sufism--Early works to 1800
-  Meditation--Islam--Early works to 1800
-  Sufi literature, Persian--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian; colophon in Arabic.
-  Title supplied by cataloger.
-  Written by ʻAlī al-Ḥusaynī (calligrapher)--Colophon.
-  Probably written in Herat or Mashhad.
-  Paper; firm cream colored paper inlaid into light cream (folios 1-8) or pale greenish-blue margin paper, writing enclosed within alternating gold and cream (or green) bands with black ruling; margin paper is profusely decordated with floral and animal motifs.
-  Nastalīq script; 8 lines in written area 13.7 x 7.4 cm.
-  Former owner's stamp on folio 1a.
-  Folios 1a-12b.
-  Library of Congress manuscript, Persian Cage 70 (6).
-  Binding is contemporary leather with medallions.
-  Colophon: Katabahu al-ʻabd al-faqīr al-mudhnib ʻAlī al-Ḥusaynī al-kātib ghafara Allāh ... fī Rabīʻ al-Awwal sanat sitt wa-ʻishrīn wa-tisʻmiʼah."
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  digital files not viewed; td12 2013-7-16
-  Colophon: كتبه العبد الفقير المذنب علي الحسيني الكاتب غفر الله ... في ربيع الاول سنه ست وعشرين وتسعمايه.
Medium
12 leaves (8 lines) bound : paper ; 23.8 x 14.4 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
BP188.9 .U56 1520
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m027
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.wdl/wdl.11241
Library of Congress Control Number
2012498358
Online Format
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Description
Untitled Sufi text on meditation containing both poetry and prose.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2012498358
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Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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Mīr ʻAlī Ḥusaynī Haravī, Approximately , Scribe. Unnamed Sufi treatise. [Rabiʻ al-awwal, 926 H February/March, 1520] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2012498358/.

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Mīr ʻAlī Ḥusaynī Haravī, A. (1520) Unnamed Sufi treatise. [Rabiʻ al-awwal, 926 H February/March] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2012498358/.

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Mīr ʻAlī Ḥusaynī Haravī, Approximately , Scribe. Unnamed Sufi treatise. [Rabiʻ al-awwal, 926 H February/March, 1520] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2012498358/>.