Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 126 (T.6.8)
Title: Sheref-ul-Insan
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Lami'i, Sheref-ul-Insan.
Lami'i's Sheref-ul-Insan:
Begins: [Turkish characters]
Remarks: The following pencilled note is inserted loose at the beginning: Sheref-ul-Insán [in Arabic characters]: SHEREF-UL-INSAN, by Lámi'í [in Arabic characters] LAMI'I. It is an adaptation from the Treatise on the | Dispute between Man and the Animals in the | [in Arabic characters]: RASA'IL IKHWAN UL-SAFA. Turkish. Undated. E.J.W. Gibb.
For another copy, see Brit. Mus. Cat. p. 226b.
[Formerly Q.9.5; Q.9.168]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 3/8 x 5 3/8, ff. 230, written in single cols. of 17 lines, each 5˝ x 3, illuminated headpieces, rubrics, gilt margins, some leaves are tinted pink.
Binding: Millboards, covered maroquin citron, doublé crimson morocco, gilt-tooled and centrally stamped (outside and in) on both boards
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Turkish
Material Type: Document
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. 467.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

annotator: Elias John Wilkinson Gibb 1857-1901
Translator of Ottoman Turkish poetry.
author: Abu al-Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn Isma'il Lami'i b.1011
Persian court poet.
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