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Manuscript Monday: LJS 43 – Qaṣāʼid

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Dot Porter, Curator, Digital Research Services at the University of Pennsylvania Library, offers a video orientation to Penn Library’s LJS 43, Qaṣāʼid  / Shah Qāsim wa-ghayruhu min taṣānīfihi, by Shah Qāsim. This manuscript was written in Persia, between 1575 and 1599, in Arabic or Persian, and it is a collection in 4 sections of rubāʻīyāt (quatrains) and qaṣāʼid (lyric poems).

See the full online facsimile of this work in Penn in Hand.


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