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Jarring Prov. 24

[ Jarring Prov. 24 | Jarring's handwritten catalogue ]
A collection of different works. Uighur. Eastern Turkistan (Yarkand). 1347/1928-1929.

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A collection of different works. Eastern Turkistan (Yarkand), 1347/1928-1929, Uighur

1) Dream book, ascribed to the prophet Yusuf;
2) On a physician's profession;
3) An explanation of nouruz and the meaning of the different days upon which it begins;
4) The victory book. According to f. 23a Khodja Buzudjum hur Dana compiled this book and gave it the name ... . The King Anushirvan Adil gave him a whole city in reward for this work of his. Cf. Muginov 258, 347.

Physical description

Support:paper, white, with water mark "Extra Strong Mill 191"

Extent: ff. 40 ; 240 x 150mm.

Decoration

Binding

The ms. is not bound.

Foliation

The ms. is foliated by G. Jarring.

Condition

Fair

History

Origin

Copy made for the Swedish missionary Gunnar Hermansson, Yarkand. Date of the copy according to f. 28a 1347/1928-1929. Same date on f. 22b.

Provenance

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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