Manuscript/Mixed Material [Collection of Arabic religious and ascetic sayings and adages with Persian explanations.]

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Title
[Collection of Arabic religious and ascetic sayings and adages with Persian explanations.]
Summary
Collection of Arabic religious and Sufi adages with Persian explanations following each adage.
Created / Published
[18th century?]
Subject Headings
-  Religious life--Islam
-  Islamic ethics
-  Sufism
-  Muslims--Conduct of life
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian and Arabic.
-  Title devised by cataloger.
-  Scribe not identified.
-  Probably written in Iran.
-  Paper; thick dark cream color laid paper with no visible chain lines or watermarks; text withing an elaborate ruled border of blue, gold, red, green, and red lines; page 1 has elaborate floral unwan in gold, bule, and red; Arabic sayings in large script within sections the width of the ruled border; Persian explanations below each saying in smaller boxes with decorative blue and gold end panels on either side; sayings in alternate gold and blue ink (Naskh script), Persian explanations in black ink in small Nastaʻliq script; catchwords on every page.
-  Naskh (Arabic section); nastaʻliq (Persian section) in written area 10.7 x 5.6 cm.
-  Pages 1-32 numbered.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M99.
-  Binding; brown leather with gold embossed center medallion, embossed gold border and corner decoration; inside of binding and flap in red leather with center medallion and corner decoration in blue, red, gold, and green; envelope binding.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
Medium
32 pages (numbered), (number of lines varies), paper : bound ; 20.5 x 12.5 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
BP188 .C65 1700z
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m099
Library of Congress Control Number
2017406683
Online Format
image
Description
Collection of Arabic religious and Sufi adages with Persian explanations following each adage.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2017406683
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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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Collection of Arabic religious and ascetic sayings and adages with Persian explanations. [18th Century?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2017406683/.

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Collection of Arabic religious and ascetic sayings and adages with Persian explanations. [18th Century?] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017406683/>.