Nuzhatnâmah-i 'Alâ'î ('Alâ'î's Book of Pleasures)

Collection Data

Names
'Alâ al-Daulah Khâss Beg, prince of Tabaristân (active second half of the ) (Sponsor)
Shahmardān ibn Abī al-Khayr, active 11th century (Author)
Pîr Husayn ibn Hasan al-Kâtib al-Shîrâzî, active 16th century (Calligrapher)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1526-11-17
Place: Shîrâz ?
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Pers. ms. 50
Topics
Birds
Animals
Manuscripts, Persian
Genres
Manuscripts
Illuminations
Miniatures (illuminations)
Notes
Content: Copied 10 .Safar 933/ 17 November 1526 probably in Shîrâz by Pîr Husayn ibn Hasan al-Kâtib al-Shîrâzî; miniatures possibly added in Tabrîz.
Content: Incipit : hamd-i vâfir va sipâs-i kâmil khudâvandî râ kih bârî barriyât wa dârî darriyât ast ...
Content: Miniatures possibly added in Tabrîz. [Schmitz, p. 71].
Citation/reference: Schmitz, II.3.
Statement of responsibility: by Shâhmardân ibn Abi al-Khayr (fl. fifth/ eleventh century).
Date: Date created: 10 Safar 933 (Islamic calendar)
Physical Description
Extent: 150 folios: 130 miniatures; 33 x 21.4 cm.
Thick cream paper.
Nasta''lîq.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 32bbd6b0-c6d1-012f-6ecd-58d385a7bc34
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