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Persian Manuscript,ca. 1739, 1739

Part of Persian Manuscript,ca. 1739

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ktumscGuide to the Persian Manuscript, ca. 1739Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Bonnie CoxSpecial CollectionsJ. Douglas Gay Jr./Frances Carrick Thomas Library Transylvania University Lexington, Kentucky 40508 USAPhone: (859) 233-8225 Email: bjgooch@mail.transy.eduURL: http://www.transy.edu/ Copyright 2000 Transylvania University Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from DBase.Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Persian Manuscript, ca. 1739Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsJ. Douglas Gay Jr./Frances Carrick Thomas Library Transylvania University Lexington, Kentucky40508 USAPhone: (859) 233-8225Email: bjgooch@mail.transy.eduURL: http://www.transy.edu/Processed by: StaffEncoded by: Bonnie Cox Copyright 2000 Transylvania University. All Rights Reserved.Persian Manuscript,ca. 1739MSCTalib, Mohammed Hashim ben Mohammed1 v.No online items. Must visit contributing institution.Transylvania University Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40508 USAOpen to researchers. Copyright has not been assigned to Transylvania University.[Identification of item], Persian Manuscript, ca. 1739, MSC,Special Collections, Transylvania University, Lexington.Timur, 1336-1405.ZafarnamahIndia -- History -- 1000-1526.Iran -- History -- 640-1500Sharaf al-Din 'Ali Yazdi, d. 1454This is a manuscript in Persian identified as a handwritten copy of the second volume of ZAFERNAMEH (ZAFARNAMAH), a history of the exploits of Timurlenk (Timur, 1336-1405) written by Persian historian Sharaf al-Din 'Ali Yazdi (ca. 1424). The manuscript was identified by a Professor Ananakiand of Hartford Theological Seminary in 1918. It is said to be a copy of Sharaf al-Din's work made by Mohammed Hashim ben Mohammed Talib in 1739. The manuscript describes Timur's invasion of India and continues to his death. The opening pages of the history are apparently missing. A letter of Professor Ananakiand accompanies the manuscript. Condition of material: fair (acid damage)., etc.

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