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Manuscript/Mixed Material ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt عجايب المخلوقات

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Title

  • ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt

Other Title

  • عجايب المخلوقات

Names

  • Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad, approximately 1203-1283, author

Created / Published

  • 973 [1565 or 1566]

Headings

  • -  Cosmography--Early works to 1800
  • -  Geography, Arab--Early works to 1800
  • -  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
  • -  Iran
  • -  Turkey

Notes

  • -  Manuscript.
  • -  Persian.
  • -  Title from fol. 2a.
  • -  Scribe not identified.
  • -  Place of writing not determined; probably Iran or Turkey.
  • -  Paper; light cream color laid paper with no visible chain lines or watermarks; elaborate floral unwan in gold, blue and red; text enclosed in ruled border of blue and gold; numerous illustrations; black ink with rubrication and overlining; catchwords.
  • -  Naskh; 21 lines in written area 17 x 8.5 cm.
  • -  Numerous illustrations and tables on fol. 2-19; some small illustrations in body of text.
  • -  Fol. 2b-238a.
  • -  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, [unnumbered].
  • -  Modern dark brown leather binding.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.

Medium

  • 348 leaves (21 lines), paper : bound ; 25 x 15.5 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G93 .Q317 1565

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2017454465

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

Rights & Access

The contents of the Library of Congress Persian Language Manuscript Project are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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Chicago citation style:

Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad, Approximately , Author. ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt. [973 or 1566, 1565] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017454465/.

APA citation style:

Qazwīnī, Z. I. M. (1565) ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt. [973 or 1566] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017454465/.

MLA citation style:

Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad, Approximately , Author. ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt. [973 or 1566, 1565] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017454465/>.