Manuscript/Mixed Material Qaṣīdah. قصيدة.

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Other Title
Elegies for the Shīʻah imāms.
Created / Published
[18th century?]
Subject Headings
-  Imams (Shiites)--Poetry
-  Elegiac poetry, Persian
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian.
-  Caption title.
-  Scribe not identified.
-  Possibly written in Iran.
-  Paper; light cream color laid paper with faint vertical laid lines and no visible chain lines or watermarks; black ink with rubrication; catchwords.
-  Nastaʻliq; 15 lines in written area 17.5 x 9.5 cm.
-  Fol. 1b-184b.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M130.
-  Binding; reddish brown leather, lightly varnished; with lighter red and dark red leather sides with a diamond pattern on front and back; five embossed medallions on spine; text block loose in binding.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
3, 184 leaves (15 lines), paper : bound ; 25.8 x 16.5 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
PK6439.I53 Q27 1700z
Digital Id
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Online Format
Elegies for the Shīʻah imāms.
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Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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