Qisas al-Anbiyâ

Collection Data

Nīsābūrī, Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm ibn Manṣūr, 11th cent. (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1580 (Approximate)
Place: Qazvin?
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Persian MS. 46
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Iranian
Prophets, Pre-Islamic
Manuscripts, Persian
Acquisition: Purchased in Cairo, 1953.
Content: Incipit: al-hamdu lillah ... yâd kunîm az qisas-i Qur'ân va az qissah-'i payghambarân ...
Citation/reference: Schmitz, II.17.
Content: Inscriptions at the beginning and end of the manuscript include several 18th- and 19th century dates, but they tell nothing about the provenance of the manuscript (Schmitz, p. 119)
Date: Copied ca. 988/1580 in Qazvin (?)
Content: Incomplete manuscript. Pages missing after folios 45, 68, 76, 92, 131, 140, 152, 160, 164, 170, 171, and 173. (Schmitz, p. 118)
Statement of responsibility: al-Nîshâpûrî, Ishaq ibn Ibrâhîm ibn Mansûr ibn Khalaf (fl. 5th [11th] cent.)
Physical Description
Extent: Thick cream paper. 177 folios ; 34.7 x 22.5 cm. 29 miniatures.
Library foliation 1-177v (leaf 111 is missing)
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 43aa5dc0-c6cc-012f-da38-3c075448cc4b
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