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Persian Manuscripts


[RAS Persian 239] Shahnamah of Firdausi, of Muhammad Juki

The Shahnamah of Firdausi, copied in Herat for the Timurid prince Muhammad Juki (1402-1445) whose name appears on a banner…


[RAS Persian 258] Gulistan of Sa’di

One of the finest illustrated manuscripts contained within the collections of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland…


[RAS Persian 310] The Masnavi of Zafar Khan

Kitab-i Mathnawiyyat-i Zafar Khan (RAS Persian 310). An autograph copy of the verses of Ahsanallah b. Abu ‘l-Hasan entitled Zafar…