Persian Manuscripts : Khulāṣat al-Ash‘ār


Persian Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'><i>Khulāṣat al-ash‘ār</i> (Abridgment of Poems), an anthology of lyric poetry and quatrains culled from the works of roughly forty poets who lived between the 11th and 15th centuries CE. A scribe named Muḥammad Kātib al-Lārī completed this manuscript, possibly in Shiraz, between 938–39 AH (1531–33 CE). This volume features eight double-page illustrations, illuminated headers, and numerous tinted, spray-painted, and decorated papers, as well as many alterations, later embellishments, mounted cut paper découpage compositions, and calligraphy specimens. </p>

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