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Catalogue of Oriental Manuscripts and Papyrus Fragments

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Arabic | Ethiopic | Hebrew | Panjabi | Persian | Syriac | Tamil | Turkish | Urdu | Papyrus Fragments

Arabic

Browne 1406 Qur'an
Browne 1409 Traditions and historical matter about the early Caliphs
Browne 1410 Psalms of David etc.
Browne 1411 Ummu'l-Barahin in Arabic and Turkish
Browne 1413 Part of the Siratu 'Antara
Browne 1414 Part of the Siratu 'Antara
Browne 1415 Part of the Siratu 'Antara
Browne 1416 Part of the Siratu 'Antara
Browne 1417 Part of the Siratu 'Antara
Browne 1418 Part of the Siratu 'Antara
Browne 1419 Part of the Siratu 'Antara
Browne 1420 Extracts from the Qur'an (Suras 36-114)
Browne 1421 Qur'an
Browne 1429 An Arabic-Italian vocabulary
Browne 1432 A transcription into the Roman character of a large portion of the Alf Layla wa Layla, with English notes
Browne 1433 Testimonial given to Prof. Edward Henry Palmer in 1867 in Arabic and Persian
Browne 1435 Arabic Horarium
Browne 1438 African Qur'an
Browne 1439 An Arabic hama'il
Browne 1442 Arabic verse and prose translation of Moore's Peri and Paradise by Edward Henry Palmer
Browne 1443 A decorative roll in Arabic written by Edward Henry Palmer

Ethiopic

Browne 1440 An Ethiopic magic scroll
Or. 3 The legend of Susenyos

Hebrew

(1) A.1 Pars Bibliorum Hebraice
(2) A.2 Pars Bibliorum Hebraice
(3) A.3 Rabbi Salomon (Rashi)
(218) I.10 David Qimhi's Sepher Ha-Shorashim
N.9 Pentateuch
N.33 Ketubah. Venice, 1746
N.34 Ketubah. Venice, 1612
N.35 Ketubah. Venice, 1652
N.36 Ketubah. Venice, 1679
N.37 Haftarot scroll
N.38 Esther scroll
Browne 1412 Commentary on the Six Peraqim by R. Isaac Israeli

Panjabi

Or. 2 The Romance Hira by Mukabala

Persian

Browne 1408 Epistolary models in Turkish and Persian
Browne 1422 The Diwan of 'Urfi
Browne 1423 The Diwan of Hafiz
Browne 1424 The Diwan of Amir Shahi
Browne 1425 The Tuti-nama by Diya'u'd-Din Nakhshabi
Browne 1426 The Tuti-nama by Diya'u'd-Din Nakhshabi
Browne 1427 The Kulliyyat, or complete works of Sa'di
Browne 1430 The Diwan of Nasibi
Browne 1431 Volume 2 of a System of Muhammadan Law compiled for Shir 'Ali, Amir of Afghanistan, entitled Qanun-i-Amiri
Browne 1433 Testimonial given to Prof. Edward Henry Palmer in 1867 in Arabic and Persian
Browne 1434 The Khamsa of Nizami
Or. 1 Khulasat al-Tawarikh

Syriac

Browne 1407 Makin, Jirjis ibn 'al-`Amid (1205-1273). Historia Ecclesiastica

Tamil

Browne 1444* A summary in popular Tamil of the first section of the Mahabharata

Turkish

Browne 1408 Turkish poems by Mawlana Ahmad; Epistolary models in Turkish and Persian
Browne 1411 Ummu'l-Barahin in Arabic and Turkish
Browne 1436 Two humorous Turkish poems by Wasif-i-Andaruni

Urdu

Browne 1428 A verse account in Urdu of the pseudo-Mahdi Sayyid Muhammad b. 'Abdu'llah b. 'Uthman b. Khidr

Papyrus Fragments

Bab. Arden 1-101; Bab. 1-8 Fragments of Hieroglyphic, Hieratic, Demotic, Coptic and Greek papyri