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

MS. Laud Or. 283

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


  • Before 3rd January 1501, when the writer died


304 Leaves


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

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