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Zād al-maʼād

Identifier: M194.M357 vlt

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Scope and Contents

Islamic (Shi'a) prayers and devotional readings, first compiled in Arabic by Mulla Majlisī in the 17th century


  • Creation: ca 1815?

Language of Materials

In Farsi, with excerpts of prayers in Arabic.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

If not in the public domain, copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.


.1 Linear Feet (1 v. :col. ill. ;18 cm)


Illuminated manuscript codex, on paper finished to mimic vellum; bound in varnished boards decorated with floral motif

Finding Aid for the Zād al-maʼād
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Repository Details

Part of the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011 Repository

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Brunswick Maine 04011 USA
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