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Front cover of binding
Darvîsh 'Abdî (Calligrapher)
Abdülaziz, Sultan of the Turks (1830-1876) (Former owner)
Sharîf Amîdî (fl. 1500-1501) (Translator)
Firdawsî (Author)
Hâfiz Pasha ([17th c.]) (Sponsor)

Tarjumah-i Shâhnâmah [Translation of Shâhnâmah into Turkish]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1026-1030 [1616-1620]
Place: Istanbul
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Turk. Ms. 1
Manuscripts, Turkish
Content: Copied 1026-1030 [1616-1620] in Istanbul by Darvish 'Abdî for Hâfîz Pasha; refurbished in 1290-1291 [1873-1874] in Istanbul for Sultân 'Abd al-'Aziz (1277-1293 [1861-1876]).
Content: Incipit: chû bismillâh ile âghâz ola ish ...
Citation/reference: Schmitz, IV.3.
Physical Description
Extent: The present covers were probably doublures of the manuscript''s original binding and are reamarkable for the number of colors appearing under the filigrane arabesques.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8adcfac0-c6c4-012f-dfe3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1026: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover of binding" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1026. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-7606-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover of binding" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-7606-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1026). Front cover of binding Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-7606-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Front cover of binding