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Turkish poetry, Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

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MS. Laud. Or. 16

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An album of Turkish poetry, containing ghazals, th emajority of which are by Bâķî, the greatest lyrical poet of the Osmanlis. On fol. 1a a poem by Kamâlpâshâzâda.

Dates

  • Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

Extent

95 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud. Or. 16

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘A 4’, see Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, p. 14

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 303

For a full description in English, see:Beeston, A. F. L, H. Ethé and E. Sachau, Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (3 vols., Oxford, 1889-1953), no. 2157

Custodial History

This MS. was presented to the library by Archbishop Laud, 1633. Manuscript 1739 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

Illuminated frontpiece

Dimensions

6 5/8 in. by 3 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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