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Jarring Prov. 18

[ Jarring Prov. 18 | Jarring's handwritten catalogue ]
History of the Prophets. Uighur. Eastern Turkistan. 19th century, late.

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History of the Prophets. Eastern Turkistan, 19th century, late, Uighur

A version of the original Qissas-i-Rabghuzi. The translation was made by Nasir-uddin from Persian into Turki (going back to an Arabic original) in the year 1109/1697-1698 on the 20th of the month Rabi'ul-awwul?, in the year of the dog. Cf. Prov. 16, 17, 19, 83, 159, 242, 260, 262, 326.

Physical description

Support:paper, indigenous, brownish paper

Extent: ff. 407 ; 320 x 215mm.

Decoration

Binding

indigenous leather binding with ornaments in the middle of both covers

Foliation

The ms. is foliated by G. Jarring.

Condition

Unusable

History

Origin

No indication of copyist, no date for copying, but probably late 19th century.

Provenance

Acquired by the Swedish missionary Ellen Söderberg in Yarkand in the 1920s; later presented to Gunnar Jarring.

Acquisition

The ms. was part of the Jarring collection of Eastern Turkistan manuscripts donated to the Lund University Library in 1982.

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