[Māāṟajil nabẖûvat] : manuscript, 1900?HOLLIS ID
Government Documents and Microforms Collection
1 v. (196 leaves)Form/Genre
Ismaili literature ; Ismailites ; Religious literature ; Islamic sects
Story of Prophet Abraham translated from a Persian text (possibly Muʻīn ad-Dīn Farāhi's "Maʻārij an-nubūwwah fī madārij al-futuwwah"), story of Prophet Zakariya from a text entitled Māālamil tanzīl (possibly Abū Muḥammad Ḥusain bin Masʻūd Baǵavī's "Maʻālim at-tanzīl") and two stories from the Sakhāvat nāma (possibly Sakhāvat nāma-i Ḥaẓrat ʻĀlī, the popular versified account of the miracles attributed to Ḥaẓrat ʻAlī).
Title provided by cataloger.
Foreign paper, watermark : "British made".
21 x 17 cm. (17 x 14 cm.).
Written in black ink, 14 lines per page.
Multiple sections, variation on cleat sewing through cuts in spine folds; covers missing. Edges of first five folios frayed.
MS Indic 2534. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
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