- Walters Ms. W.643, Three short Sufi works
- Jāmī, 1414-1492, Nūr al-Dīn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad Jāmī, نور الدين عبد الرحمان بن احمد جامي, No author name given., and Bābā Shāh ibn Sulṭān ʿAlī Iṣfahānī
- Persian and Arabic
- This is an illuminated manuscript comprised of three short works on Sufism by Nūr al-Dīn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Jāmī (d. 898 AH / 1492 CE), produced in Safavid Iran. The first work is called Lavāyiḥ and consists of a collection of apophthegms. The second work is a commentary on the famous Arabic "Wine poem" (Khamrīyah) by ʿUmar ibn Fāriḍ (d. 632 AH / 1235 CE). The third work is a commentary on the "Song of the flute" from the beginning of the Mas̱navī of Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī (d. 672 AH / 1273 CE). The manuscript was written in nastaʿlīq script by the well-known Iranian calligrapher Bābā Shāh ibn Sulṭān ʿAlī Iṣfahānī in 999 AH / 1591 CE. There is a note dated to the year 1105 AH / 1694 CE on fol. 1a indicating that the manuscript is made up of two papers: Samarqandī (for the text) and Dawlatābādī (for the margins). There are also seals dating between the eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE and the thirteenth century AH / nineteenth CE.
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