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Waqiat-i-Nadiri (History of Nadir Shah)

Waqiat-i-Nadiri (History of Nadir Shah)

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Summary

Historical study of Iran and Afghanistan during the reign of Nādir Shāh, 1688-1747.
Manuscript.
Persian.
Title from frontispiece.
"The manuscript WAQA-I-NADIRI contains memoirs of Nadir Shah compiled by Mohammad, waqia Navis of Nadir Shah. The Manuscript gives a detailed accound of the period from 1708-1747 AD dealing with his campaigns in India, Afghanistan, & Iran etc. This copy is about 200 years old and is unpublished so far"--typewritten label pasted inside front cover.
Probably copied in Iran.
Paper: Middle-Eastern light cream-colored paper; no borders, some rubrication; heavily worm damaged and repairs throughout.
Nastaʻliq; 15 lines in written area 19 x 11 cm.
Folio 1a-241b.
Library of Congress. Persian manuscript 263/63.
Later black cloth binding, with black leather spine.
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.

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Date

01/01/1759
place

Location

iran
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Source

Library of Congress
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