Manuscript of Kalila wa Dimna by Abu'l-Ma'ali Nasrullah

The manuscript is a translation by Abu'l-Ma'ali Narullah of fables told to the Indian King Dabishlim by the Brahman sage, Bidpa'i.

Details

Dimensions:
22 x 10 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £20,000)
Acquired in:
1974

208 folios with 2 full-page miniatures and 65 miniatures in the text.Title-pages, headings & borders illuminated in gold.

Venue details

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

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