Persian Manuscripts : Two unrelated texts of different sizes bound together.

Persian Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'> Persian treatise entitled <i>Jām-i Jahān'numā-'i Sāsānī</i> (The World-Viewing Goblet of Sāsānī) and the <i>History of Shākmūnī</i> or Gautama Buddha translated from the <i>Jamī‘ al-Tavārīkh</i> (Compendium of Chronicles) of Rashīd al-Dīn (d. 1318), the latter likely commissioned for John Staples Harriott who once owned the Arabic manuscript, now held in the Khalili Collection, from which he apparently commissioned this translation.</p>

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