From: Iran

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number NEP30
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Persian
Provenience Iran
Date Made 1576 CE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Paper | Leather | Ink

Persian. No miniatures

No. 6 Persian. Kulliyat of Jami. Size 14 x 9.5 in and 9 x 5 in. Folios 543. Written in Nastaliq . 25 line to a page, in four columns (poetic text). 26 immams. Gold ruled margins. Red titles. Cream colored paper. Handsome leather binding, outside black, insie red, richly embossed with gold and ornamented with colored medallions.

Dates: p. 438b - a part finished in Shaban 985 A.H. (November 1576 A.D.)

p.541 b - another part finished in Rajab 984 A.H. (October 1576 A.D.)

Kulliyat or complete works of the Great Persian poet and scholar, Nur ad-Din Abdarrahman Jami (1414-1492).

Arrangement as follows:

pp. 7b- 8b - Prose Preface

pp. 8b-79a - silsilat az-Zahab. The Golden Chain, a religious poem.

pp. 79b-92a - Salaman wa Obsal, an allergorical poem.

pp. 92b-11a - Tuhfat al-Ahrar, A gift to the Free, Religious.

pp.111b-142b - Subhat al-Abrar, The Rosary of the Righteous

pp.143b-185a - Tusuf wa Zulikha, Story of Joseph

pp. 185b-224b - Laila wa Majnun, love story, Bedouin.

pp. 225b- 249a - Khirad Namahi Iskandar, the book of the Wisdom of Alexander, mystic

pp. 250b-438b - Divan, or a collection of small poems

pp. 439b-466a - Baharistan. the Spring Time, moral anecedotes in prose and verse.

pp. 467b-541b - Treatises on philosophy, prosody, music, etc.

Length 36 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Width 25.5 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Thickness 7 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Credit Line Purchased from Dimitri Andalaft, 1921

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