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(Inter-linear translation and gloss on Mīr Ḥusayn Maybudī’s Jām-i gītī-numa)

George Strachan

Date: 1634

Original Language: Latin


MS British Library add. 7720 contains a copy of Mīr Ḥusayn Maybudī’s (d. 1504) Jām-i gītī-numā (fols 63r-106v), apparently copied for Strachan’s personal use. Strachan entitled it Universum, adding as clarification that a more literal translation would be poculum mundi. The text is written in large script, leaving generous spaces between t…

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Pourjavady, Reza, “ Universum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 August 2020 <>

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