Written in 9 long lines; text block outlined. 67 leaves : 320 x 198 (216 x 122) mm. bound to 327 x 200 mm
Treatise on music or melody, adapted by the Persian scribe Ruhbānī (or Ruhhānī) from a treatise written for the Sultan Mahmud of the Bahamanids, a Deccani dynasty. The final pages in Hindi use Sanskrit terms and include a discussion of the female personification of music and aspects of Rāgamālās.
Persian Hindi Sanskrit
Sold at auction at Sotheby's, 18 Oct. 2001, lot 42, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.