Al-faraj ba‘d al-shiddah, a Turkish manuscript, probably of the eighteenth century, written in a current, fairly readable Naskhi hand, with Persian titles in red., 18th century.
Scope and Contents
The manuscript is a copy of the Turkish collection of tales which was based closely on a medieval Persian collection. The full complement of 42 tales is present, but not in the traditional order; there are four additional tales from other sources.
The words 'Persian Tales in Turkish Translated by me into English' followed by an erased and now indecipherable signature, appear on folio 178 verso.
A fuller description, by C S Mundy of the School of Oriental and African Studies, has been placed with the manuscript.
- Creation: 18th century.
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178 Leaves ; 200 x 145 millimetres.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: Undetermined
Other Finding Aids
There is a contents list on folio i.