Manuscript/Mixed Material Iskandarnāmah. اسكندرنامه.

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Title
Iskandarnāmah.
Other Title
اسكندرنامه.
Contributor Names
Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 or 1141-1202 or 1203, author.
Created / Published
[18th century?]
Subject Headings
-  Alexander,--the Great,--356 B.C.-323 B.C.--Poetry
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian.
-  Title from colophon.
-  Name of scribe not indicated.
-  Written in India.
-  Papaer; thick unpolished Indian paper; some pages colored pink; text within ruled border of three fine lines in black and red ink; black ink, section headings in red; numerous marginal and interlinear notes and comments; beginning of the poem on fol. 1b is in a much later hand; 6 leaves of writing at end in various hands; catchwords.
-  Nastaʻliq; 15 lines in written area 18 x 8.5 cm.
-  1, fol. 1b-226b, 6.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M15.
-  Text block separated from binding in separate container; binding is contemporary tan leather in poor condition; no medallions or other decoration.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
Medium
1, 226, 6 leaves, paper : disbound ; 23.2 x 13.2 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
PK6501 .I8 1700z
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m015
Library of Congress Control Number
2016503260
Online Format
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Description
Manuscript. Persian. Title from colophon. Name of scribe not indicated. Written in India. Papaer; thick unpolished Indian paper; some pages colored pink; text within ruled border of three fine lines in black and red ink; black ink, section headings in red; numerous marginal and interlinear notes and comments; beginning of the poem on fol. 1b is in a much later hand; 6 leaves of writing at end in various hands; catchwords. Nastaʻliq; 15 lines in written area 18 x 8.5 cm. 1, fol. 1b-226b, 6. Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M15. Text block separated from binding in separate container; binding is contemporary tan leather in poor condition; no medallions or other decoration. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2016503260
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Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 Or Or 1203, Author. Iskandarnāmah. [18th Century?] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2016503260/.

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