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Persian poetry, etc., c. 1064, 1629

MS. Selden Superius 28

  • Request
  1. (336) A very short fragment of an anonymous collection of miscellaneous traditions, legends, etc. (fols. 1-16).
  2. (1255) A complete copy of Shaikh Rukn-aldîn Husain, copied in 1064 (fols. 103-108 and 17-102).
  3. (977) The lyrical poems of Kâsimbeg Khâkî, probably identical with Maulânâ Khâkî (fols. 109-177).
  4. (998) The loves of Lailâ and Majnûn, dated 1629 (fols. 225-295).


  • Creation: c. 1064, 1629


295 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Persian


MS. Selden Superius 28


Old Selden mark = 28

Other Finding Aids

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, no. 3240

Other Finding Aids

For a full description in English, see:Beeston, A. F. L, H. Ethé and E. Sachau, Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (3 vols., Oxford, 1889-1953), nos. 336, 1255, 977, 998

Custodial History

Manuscript 3260 acquired by the Bodleian Library


8 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.

Repository Details

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