Skip to main content

Poetry, Before 3rd January 1501, when the writer died

MS. Laud Or. 283

  • Request

A collection of lyrical poems of the greatest Caghatâi poet, Mir 'Ali Shir.


  • Creation: Before 3rd January 1501, when the writer died


304 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Persian


MS. Laud Or. 283


Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘B 121’, 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 1716 acquired by the Bodleian Library


10 5/8 x 6 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom