MANUSCRIPT

  • MS 2085




    CATEGORY

    Bible
    Poetry

    [Ardashir nameh], fragment


    Manuscript ID:
    Ms. 2085

    Place:
    [unknown]

    Date:
    1700s

    Description:
    ink on paper, 13 leaves (29.5 x 20.5 cm); Judeo-Persian Rabbinic characters

    Subject:
    Bible, Poetry

    English Text:

    Author: Shahin

    The 14th-century Judeo-Persian poet Shahin wrote several epic works on the Bible and Biblical characters. The Ardashir nameh is his epic cycle on the Book of Esther. This manuscript is a fragmentary copy from the 18th century.

     

    See Ezra Spicehandler, “A Descriptive List of Judeo-Persian Manuscripts at the Klau Library of the Hebrew Union College” Studies in Bibliography and Booklore 8:2-4 (1968), p.117.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1225290259


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