Zeylü's-Siyer : manuscript, 1698
Siyer-i Veysî zeyli
Zeyl-i Nabi alâ Siyer-i Veysî
Dürretü't-tāc fī sīreti ṣāḥibi'l-miʻrāc
Nabi, 1641 or 1642-1712, creator
Abū Bakr Ṣidqī, copyist.HOLLIS ID
1 v. (175 leaves) ; 19 cm.Form/Genre
Veysî , 1561-1628 ; Muḥammad , Prophet , -632 -- Biography ; SerbiaBelgrade
Continuation of Veysî's Dürretü't-tâc fi sîreti sâhibi'l-mi'râc: first biography of the Prophet Muḥammad divided into sections on Mecca and Medina.
Title from f. 2v.
According to the colophon (f. 175r), copy completed on 25 Rabīʻ al-Thānī 1110 AH [October 30, 1698 AD] in the hand of Abū Bakr Ṣidqī.
72 x 50 cm(60 x 25 cm).
Light-cream laid paper, boards covered with marbled paper. Red leather spine.
Signature of the copyist on ff. 1r and 175r and his seal on f. 1r.
Written in an irregular dīvānī script, in one column, 19 lines per page, in black rubricated in red. Qurʻanic verses, prayers and important names red overlined. Catchwords.
MS Turk 19. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
In Ottoman Turkish, Arabic and Persian.