Title
Rûz-nâme : manuscript, [ca. 1845]
Rûznâme
Gurrenâme
Ġurre-nāme
Rûz-nâme
Name/Creator
Samakovî, Hasan bin Mustafa., creator
Carlebach Gallery Inc., New York, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Houghton Library
Language
Turkish, Ottoman
Description
1 scroll ; 135 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Islamic calendar ;  Calendar, Bulgarian

Note
Calendar scroll for years 1263-1348/1846-1930 for city of Samakov, Bulgaria. Numerous tables based on various calculations. Hijri and Rumi years, with months, prayer hours, related elements.

135 x 10.4 cm. (113.5 x 7.7 cm.).

Written in naskh script, in black and red ink. Columns colored in yellow and pink. Explanations in margins.

Author's name at the bottom in white ink on gold leaf layer.

Metal pieces at both ends of scroll. Top 11.8 cm portion is vellum ; the remainder part is light-cream laid paper.

Scroll has a separate silver filigree cylinder case (22 cm. in length and 5 cm in diameter).

MS Turk 17. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Ottoman Turkish.


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