Keywords: Christianity

80 objects

St. Matthew

Folio from a Rawdat al-safa (Garden of felicity) by Mirkhwand (d. 1498); verso: Moses performing the miracle of the luminous hand before Pharaoh; recto: text

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Rawdat al-safa fi sirat al-anbiya’ wa-al -muluk wa-al-khulafa (Garden of purity on the lives of the prophets, kings, and caliphs) by Muhammad b. Khwandshah (known as Mirkhwand); text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, one column, twenty-five lines; verso: Moses performing the miracle of the luminous …


Washington Manuscript I – Deuteronomy and Joshua (Codex Washingtonensis)

One hundred two leaves (anciently sewed). Upright, square uncial script in dark brown and red ink; two columns to a page. For a full description of the manuscript, see: Sanders, Henry A. “The Old Testament Manuscripts in the Freer Collection” (University of Michigan Humanistic Series, Volume V111), Part I. (The McMillan Co., 1912 and 1917).