- Walters Ms. W.648, Epic of Timur
- Hātifī, d. 1520 or 1, ʿAbd Allāh Hātifī, عبد الله هاتفي, No author name given., and Pīr ʿAlī al-Jāmī
- This is a Safavid illuminated and illustrated copy of the History of Timur (Tamerlane) (r. 706 AH / 1370 CE -- 807 AH / 1405 CE), known as Tīmūrnāmah or Ẓafarnāmah, composed by ʿAbd Allāh Hātifī (d. 927 AH / 1520 CE) and written in imitation of Niẓāmī’s Iskandarnāmah. It was copied by Pīr ʿAlī al-Jāmī in the tenth century AH / sixteenth CE. The manuscript opens with a double-page illuminated frontispiece (fols. 4b-5a) and is illustrated with two paintings (fols. 37a and 75b). One painting depicts Timur at court and the other portrays Timur defeating the Khan of the Kipchaqs. The green leather binding with inner boards lined with ikat textile is attributable to the thirteenth century AH / nineteenth CE.
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