Manuscript/Mixed Material Shiʻah prayer manual, 19th century.

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Title
Shiʻah prayer manual, 19th century.
Summary
Shīʻah prayer book with brief passages in Arabic followed by a Persian translation and brief commentary.
Created / Published
1826.
Subject Headings
-  Shīʻah--Prayers and devotions
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian and Arabic.
-  Title from container.
-  Name of scribe not indicated.
-  Written in Iran.
-  Paper; fine cloth paper; text enclosed in elaborate ruled border in blue, gold and red; elaborate gold floral unwan with interlinear gold floral design on some pages; translated sections varously indicated in gold or red; catchwords.
-  Naskh (Arabic passages), nastaʻliq (Persian passages); 8 lines in written area 10.7 x 5.5 cm.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M141.
-  Binding is supple green leather with elaborate border partly embossed and partly embossed in gold; center medallions with smaller medallions, one on each side; and two medallions above and two below.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
Medium
20 leaves (8 lines), cloth : bound ; 17.5 x 11 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
BP189.55 .S45 1826
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m141
Library of Congress Control Number
2016503263
Online Format
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Description
Shīʻah prayer book with brief passages in Arabic followed by a Persian translation and brief commentary.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2016503263
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The contents of the Library of Congress Persian Language Manuscript Project are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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