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Poetry, 1606, 1607

MS. Laud Or. 40

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A mathnawî in praise of the life, doctrines and martyrdom of the great mystic Shaikh Manşûr-i-Baghdâdl.


  • 1606, 1607


49 Leaves


MS. Laud Or. 40


Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘A 66’, 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

Custodial History

Manuscript 1689 acquired by the Bodleian Library


8 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.

Repository Details

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