Persian Manuscripts : Risālah dar Ṣaydīyah

Muḥammad bin Abī Ṭalib Zāhidī Jīlānīمحمد ابن ابي طالب زاهدي جیلاني known as ‘Alīعلی

Persian Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'><i>Risālah dar Ṣaydīyah</i>, (Treatise on Hunting) a zoological work by Muḥammad bin Abī Ṭalib Zāhidī Jīlānī, whom many identify as Shaykh ʿAlī Ḥazīn (d.1180/1766-7).</p><p style='text-align: justify;'> The work contains an introduction on the legality of hunting, followed by the first chapter that presents various land and sea animals by name, a second on their origins, and a third on their senses and faculties.</p>

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