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Specimens of oriental calligraphy, 16th-19th centuries.
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Specimens of oriental calligraphy, 16th-19th centuries


Niẓāmī ʻArūz̤ī, active 1110-1161


Haydar Tilbe, active 14th century-15th century


Kâtip Çelebi, 1609-1657


Collection of miscellaneous leaves and fragments.


15uu (issued)


[1] Sanskrit mantra in Lanccha script (54 x 18 cm) -- [2] Leaf from Indian religious manuscript containing extracts from the Puranas in Sanskrit (18th century; 10 x 16 cm) -- [3] Leaf from a Sanskrit manuscript book (undated; 24 x 15 cm) -- [4] Leaf from a Persian manuscript containing the poems of Nidhami (dated 992 of the Muhammadan era, or about 1584 A.D.; 23 x 15 cm) -- [5] Leaf from a Persian manuscript (Mirâj nâmeh) describing Muhammad's ascent to heaven (dated H. 1046, or 1636 A.D.; 21 x 15 cm) -- [6] Leaf from an Arabic manuscript expounding on Muhammadan doctrine (vellum, 14th century; 26 x 20 cm) -- [7] Leaf from a manuscript Koran (17th century; 30 x 19 cm) -- [8] Leaf from a Turkish work (Hadji Khalifa), printed in Constantinople, with manuscript borders (1733; 28 x 17 cm) -- [9] Leaf from an illustrated Turkish manuscript (approximately 1600; 27 x 16 cm - Gift of Grace Bird, 1985) -- [10] Leaf from a Siamese manuscript (early 19th century; 12 x 36 cm) -- [11] Leaf of a Taliput [palm] manuscript in Tamil, from a Buddhist temple in Ceylon (probably 18th century; 4 x 29 cm) -- [12] Leaf from a rare early Dutch work on Japan and Siam by Francoys Caron, printed in Amsterdam (1648; 20 x 16 cm) -- [13] Leaf from a Javanese rubricated manuscript, giving the history of Rāma (early 19th century; 33 x 21 cm).


Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- California -- Berkeley
Manuscripts, Persian -- California -- Berkeley
Manuscripts, Arabic -- California -- Berkeley
Manuscripts, Thai -- California -- Berkeley
Manuscripts, Tamil -- California -- Berkeley
Manuscripts, Javanese -- California -- Berkeley
Calligraphy -- Specimens
Palm-leaf manuscripts -- Specimens
Rāma (Hindu deity)


RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.
Specimens of oriental calligraphy, 4MS Z43.A2.O7, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.

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Beschrijvinghe van het machtigh coninckrijcke Japan. Selections : Caron, François, : 1600-1673
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