Anonymous Royal Asiatic Society

ISBN 13: 9781236575371

Royal Asiatic Society

9781236575371: Royal Asiatic Society

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...16 B. I. Another copy of the same work, likewise giving a double text in Zand and Persian characters (fol. 1-174). Besides, it contains on foil. 174-330, written in the same manner, the Saddar i nazm, incomplete. The last thirty " dar" are wanting. This MS. has no colophon; it seems, however, to be written by the same hand as Reg. 16 B. II., Khorshed b. Isfandiyar b. Rustam, A.d. 1679. On the first fly leaf we read:--" This book is very hard to be procured, for when I had prevailed with the Priest to write it for me, he durst not let his own caste or sect know of it, but wrote it all in the night, when all eyes were shut and asleep." XI. Reg. 16. B. XV. (Hyde's library). A copy of the Saddar i nazm (foil. 165), dated Muharram 1050of the Hijra= A. D. 1640. This work has been long known in Europe by Hyde's Latin translation in "Veterum Persarum ctr. religionis historia, Oxonii, 1780." (Second edition). XII. Add. 6998. Another copy of the same work (foil. 420, written by a European hand, with Hyde's Latin translation. The original of this copy was dated A.h. 1043 = A.d. 1633, and written by Hormuzyar b. Feramruz b. Kiyamdin Kaikobad (see under No. 4). The author of this poetical edition of the " hundred doors" jJJue is not known. He states in the introduction, that he went to Karman and studied there under Dastur Shahriyar b. Melikshah, the author of the ground work in prose jJJua _liŁ quoted in the collection of Riwayat, MS. Anquetil xii., Spiegel's tradit. Lit. der Parsen, p. 89, anm. 1). The date of the composition of this is 864 of Tazdagird=A.D. 1496. XIII. Add. 24,413 foil. 94. A collection of treatises, purchased from Major Malcolm. It contains--1. (Isij Lai fol. 1-19, beginning (jwl» ujJlj jj...

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