Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 488 (V.7.15)
Title: Leyla Wa Mejnun
Date of Creation: Between 1672 and 1674
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Mulana Fuzuli, Leyla Wa Mejnun.
Mulana Fuzuli's Leyla and Mejnun:
Preface begins: [Turkish characters]
Poem begins: [Turkish characters]
Remarks: A pencilled note by Mr. Gibb is inserted loose at the beginning: Turkish- | Leyla and Mejnun - poem by Fuzúli | transcribed 28th Muharram 1084. E.J.W. Gibb.
For another copy, see Brit. Mus. Cat. p. 206b.
On the first page, in an early XVIII. Cent. French hand: MS. de Monsr. de Lacroix | Poësies Turc et Persanes, ce sont | les temoignages d'amour d'un amant | envers sa maitresse.
[Formerly S.8.18; S.8.134].
'MS Hunter 512': This number has been used for V.8.15 and is retained there. This MS., V.7.15, should be MS Hunter 488
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 7 3/8 x 4 3/4, ff. 104, written in double cols. of 15 lines, each 5 1/8 x 1 1/8, rubrics, a few marginalia. (A.H. 1084 = 1673-4 A.D.)
Binding: Limp olive green (faded) morocco, most of the quires are loose
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Turkish
Material Type: Poem
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. 516.
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: Fuzuli
provenance: Pétis de La Croix d. 1713
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