Manuscript/Mixed Material Skander-Namah. Yāghūth

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Title
Skander-Namah.
Other Title
Yāghūth
Summary
Legend of Alexander the Great in verse.
Contributor Names
Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 or 1141-1202 or 1203.
Created / Published
1217 H. [1802 or 1803]
Subject Headings
-  Alexander,--the Great,--356 B.C.-323 B.C.--Poetry
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian.
-  Pasted label on cover: Bhajan Lal Mss Dealer & Bookseller: title: Skandar-Nameh ... ; where from obtained: Amritsar; when written: 1217 Hijri.
-  Name of scribe not indicated.
-  Written in India.
-  Paper: thick, dark cream-color laid paper with no visible chain lines or watermarks; text has border of two thin red lines; text is in two columns separated by a space ca. 5 cm wide and single red lines; black ink with no rubrication; marginal notes, corrections and glosses; catchwords on rectos.
-  Nastaʻliq; 15 lines in written area 15 x 8.5 cm.
-  Fol. 1b-234b.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M 18.
-  Indian dark blue cloth binding.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
Medium
234 leaves (15 lines), bound : paper ; 22 x 15.5 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
PK6501 .I8 1802
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m018
Library of Congress Control Number
2015481727
Online Format
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Description
Legend of Alexander the Great in verse.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2015481727
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Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 Or Or 1203. Skander-Namah. [H. 1802 or 1803, 1802] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2015481727/.

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Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1. O. O. 1. (1802) Skander-Namah. [H. 1802 or 1803] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2015481727/.

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Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 Or Or 1203. Skander-Namah. [H. 1802 or 1803, 1802] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015481727/>.