Title
Tevârîh-i Âl-i Osman : manuscript, undated
Tarih-i Nişāncı Mehmed Paşa
Tawārīkh Āl ʻUthmān
Fihris-i Tevârîh-i Âl-i Osman
Tevârîh-i Âl-i Osman ve-Kısas-ı menâkib-i Enbiyâ
Name/Creator
Mehmed Paşa, Nişancı, active 16th century, creator
United States Naval Academy, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Houghton Library
Language
Turkish, Ottoman
Description
1 v. (60 leaves) ; 21 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print

Early works to 1800

Early works to 1800
Subject
Turkey -- History -- 1453-1683 -- Early works to 1800 ;  Turkey -- History -- 1288-1453 -- Early works to 1800 ;  World history -- Early works to 1800 ;  Islam -- History

Category
manuscript

Note
Popular history that starts with stories of the prophets (ff. 5r-17v) the offers anecdotes from the life of Prophet Muḥammad (ff. 17v-20v) and the four rightly guided caliphs and narrates history of Islamic dynasties (ff. 20v-35v). History of Ottoman family starts with Ertuġrıl and ends with at Süleymān Qānūnī (ff. 35v-60v). Enumerates sultan's campaigns, charitable foundations they established, and noteworthy contemporary scholars and religious personalities.

20.3 x 14.5 cm (16 x 8.5 cm).

Written in naskh in one column, 21 lines per page, in black with names of prophets and sultans appear as section headings in red. Comments in red and black in the margins. Majority of text red overlined. Catchwords.

Cream laid paper, boards covered with marbled paper. Dark red leather spine.

Seal of the Naval Lyceum on f. 60v.

MS Turk 8. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Ottoman Turkish.


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