Manuscript/Mixed Material Waqiat-i-Nadiri (History of Nadir Shah) Waqa-i-Nadiri / Vāqiʻāt-i Nādiri

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Title
Waqiat-i-Nadiri (History of Nadir Shah)
Other Title
Waqa-i-Nadiri
Vāqiʻāt-i Nādiri
Summary
Historical study of Iran and Afghanistan during the reign of Nādir Shāh, 1688-1747.
Contributor Names
Mahdī Khān Astarābādī, active 1733-1759.
Created / Published
1173 [1759 or 1760]
Subject Headings
-  Nādir Shāh,--Shah of Iran,--1688-1747
-  Iran--History--16th-18th centuries
-  Iran--Kings and rulers--Biography
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian.
-  Title from frontispiece.
-  "The manuscript WAQA-I-NADIRI contains memoirs of Nadir Shah compiled by Mohammad, waqia Navis of Nadir Shah. The Manuscript gives a detailed accound of the period from 1708-1747 AD dealing with his campaigns in India, Afghanistan, & Iran etc. This copy is about 200 years old and is unpublished so far"--typewritten label pasted inside front cover.
-  Probably copied in Iran.
-  Paper: Middle-Eastern light cream-colored paper; no borders, some rubrication; heavily worm damaged and repairs throughout.
-  Nastaʻliq; 15 lines in written area 19 x 11 cm.
-  Folio 1a-241b.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript 263/63.
-  Later black cloth binding, with black leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
Medium
241 leaves (15 lines) bound : paper ; 25 x 17.5 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
DS294 .M312 1759
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m003
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.wdl/wdl.11852
Library of Congress Control Number
2013415018
Online Format
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Description
Historical study of Iran and Afghanistan during the reign of Nādir Shāh, 1688-1747.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2013415018
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Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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Mahdī Khān Astarābādī, Active. Waqiat-i-Nadiri History of Nadir Shah. [1759 or 1760, 1759] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2013415018/.

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Mahdī Khān Astarābādī, A. (1759) Waqiat-i-Nadiri History of Nadir Shah. [1759 or 1760] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2013415018/.

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Mahdī Khān Astarābādī, Active. Waqiat-i-Nadiri History of Nadir Shah. [1759 or 1760, 1759] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013415018/>.