Manuscript/Mixed Material [Munājāt] [مناجات]

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Other Title
Anthology of sufi religious poetry.
Created / Published
949 [1542 or 1543]
Subject Headings
-  Sufi poetry, Persian
-  Religious poetry, Persian
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian.
-  Title devised by cataloger.
-  Written by ʻAlī ibn Ḥāmī.
-  Date and name of scribe from pencilled note in margin of fol. 205a.
-  Probably written in Iran
-  Paper; polished cream color laid paper of varying thickness, with no visible chain lines or watermarks; several pages from fol. 120-150 are dyed various shades of blue, orange, pale orange or gold; work divided into sections all with similar elaborate unwans in floral pattern in gold blue white and red; titles of sections in all unwans appear to have been erased; text enclosed in ruled border of blue, white, black, gold and red; black ink with rubrication; text divided into four columns separated by two thin red lines; catchwords.
-  Nastaʻliq; 16 lines in written area 16.5 x 11 cm.
-  Fol. 1b-271b.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M126.
-  Binding; tannish morocco leather with embossed medallions in centers and corners; possibly early 19th century.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
271 leaves (16 lines), paper : bound ; 24 x 17 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
PK6439.S94 M86 1543
Digital Id
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Online Format
Anthology of sufi religious poetry.
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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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