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Blue arrow pointing to the right Rum al-kha   (MS A 86, item 4)
(The Spear of Writing)
رمح الخط
by Qiwām al-Dīn Muammad al-asanī (fl. 1694-1719/1106-1132)
قوام الدين محمد الحسنى

Blue arrow pointing to the right Risālah-i shar-i pat  (MS P 29, marginal item 6)
(Treatise on Starch)
رساله شرح پت
Welcome Getting started Medieval Islam Catalogue Bio-bibliographies Glossary Abbreviations Credits About the Author Concordances A 1 - A 29 A 30 - A 59 A 60 - A 89 A 90 - A 92 P 1 - P 29 Authors, Translators & Commentators Copyists & Illustrators Owners & Patrons