Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 643 (S.4.24)
Title: Raudat al-Shuhada
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Husain ibn 'Ali al-Kashifi (Al-Va'iz al-Baihaki), Raudat al-Shuhada.
Husain ibn 'Ali al-Kashifi's (generally called Al-Va'iz al-Baihaki) Raudat Sal-huhada (Garden of Martyrs, in ten babs, describing the trials of Adam, Jacob and Joseph, Abraham and Nimrod, the sacrifice of Ishmael, Muhammad, Fatimah, 'Ali, Hasan, Muslim, battle of Kerbela, and Husain):
Begins: [Persian characters]
Remarks: This MS. is undated.
For another copy, see Brit. Mus. Cat. p. 152b.
On the first page of the actual MS. above the Arabic title (translated into French on the opposite page) is an early XVIII. Cent. hand: ex libris Pétis de Lacroix.
For Pétis de Lacroix, who died 1713, see Nouveau-Dictionaire Historique Portatif... Amsterdam, 1769. I.-III. p. 496
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 7¼ x 4 3/4, ff. 78, written in Nashki, in single cols. of 13 lines, each 5½ x 3¼, interleaved by the binder with unglazed paper (?French).
Binding: Millboards, covered calf, gilt-tooled edges and panelled back
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Persian
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. 521.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: al-Va'iz al-Baihaki
Husayn ibn 'Ali al-Kashifi.
provenance: Pétis de La Croix d. 1713
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