Manuscripts: Persian

The Library’s collection of Persian manuscripts comprises nearly 300 volumes. Besides general works on history and theology, there are a large number of compositions by prominent Persian poets. In addition, a substantial portion of this collection comprises works by Ismaili authors. In addition to over 100 Nizari Ismaili texts of the Alamut and post-Alamutinfo-icon periods, the collection also includes the works of the prominent Fatimid da‘i, Nasir Khusraw.


Among the Persian manuscripts in the collection are: