Title
Kitāb-i ashʻār-i malik al-shuʻārāʼ Amīr Muʻizzī : manuscript, 1156
كتاب اشعار ملك الشعراء أمير معزي : مخطوطة، 1156
Dīvān
ديوان
Name/Creator
Muʻizzī, Amīr ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad, b. 1048 or 9, creator
معزي، امير عبد الله محمد،, b. 1048 or 9, creator
Ardabīlī, Muḥammad ibn Yaḥyá ibn Aḥmad, scribe.
اردبيلي، محمد بن يحيى بن احمد،, scribe.
Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.HOUGH:2254663 
Location
Networked Resource

Houghton
Language
Persian
Description
1 v. (60 leaves) ; 26 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print

Category
manuscript

Note
Title from f. 1r.

According to colophon (f. 60v), copy completed in Tabrīz in Rajab 551 AH [August 1156 AD] in the hand of Muḥammad ibn Yaḥyá ibn Aḥmad al-Ardabīlī.

Written in two columns, from 16 to 18 lines per page, in black ink. Each column framed within double golden or grey now faded lines.

There is numerous aniconic headpieces in colors and gold and 16 miniatures.

On inside back cover: "Purchased for Philip Hofer in Tehran as an example of 12th century illumination and presented as such to the Harvard College Library. Subsequently doubts arose as to its authenticity and it was submitted to experts for examination."

Persian poems.

MS Typ 1016. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Persian.


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