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Poetry, 1606, 1607

MS. Laud Or. 40

  • Request

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


  • Creation: 1606, 1607


49 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Turkish


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

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom