Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 103 (T.5.5)
Title: Zartusht Namah
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Zartusht i Bahram, Zartusht Namah, or Life of Zoroaster.
Zartusht i Bahram's Life of Zoroaster:
Begins: [Persian characters]
Remarks: This MS. was written in the Kasbah of Nausari (one of the oldest Parsi settlements in India, near Suart), by a copyist named Khurshed, son of Isfandiyar.
For another copy, see Brit. Mus. Cat. p. 46b.
[Formerly R.6.21; R.6.80].
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 9 x 5, ff. 56, written in Nestalik, in single cols. of 15 lines, each 6 x 1.
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, gilt-stamped, centre and corners. XVII. Cent. (30th Ardibihist, 1046 A.Y., 1677 A.D.)
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Persian
Material Type: Document
Archival History: Provenance: Sold as Lot 3547 in the sale of Joseph Letherland's library, 1765. Purchased by William Hunter for £1.1.0 according to the British Library copy of the Letherland sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 6 (2).
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 461.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Zartusht i Bahram
copyist: Khurshed
Son of Isfandiyar.
provenance: Joseph Letherland 1699-1764
subject: Zoroaster
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