Persian Manuscript: 'Masnavi i Ma'navi of Jalul ud-Din al-Rumi' by Persian

An illuminated and illustrated copy of this influential mystic poem.

Details

Category:
Literary
Medium:
Ink
Acquired in:
1912
Presented by:
Henry Van den Bergh through The Art Fund

This is probably the earliest copy of the complete poem and the oldest illustrated Persian book in Europe.

Venue details

British Library 96 Euston Road, LONDON London NW1 2DB 020 7412 7332 www.bl.uk

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