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Timûrnâma, February/March 1528

MS. Elliot 403

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The Timûrnâma by Hâtifî, an imitation of Niżâmî's Iskandarnâma, comprising the life and victories of the great Tâtar conqueror.


  • February/March 1528


202 Leaves


MS. Elliot 403


Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘B 109’, 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 1749 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

Illuminated frontispiece, gilt binding


9 1/8 x 5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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