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Introduction of the compiler Bisutūn with decorative epigraph overlaid with Azure and Gold at the beginning of the manuscript. © National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran

Kulliyyāt-i Saʽdi

Registration year: 2015
Submission year: 
2014
Collection ID: 
2014-57

The compendium of Saʽdi’s works known as Kulliyyāt is a treasure of wisdom and a paradigm of knowledge. In the domain of Persian poetry and literature Saʽdi has occupied a chair amongst the most articulate and eloquent speakers. For eight centuries his parables, maxims, exemplars and poems have echoed the most popular words and wisdom; his perspectives have, and continue to, enlighten the most erudite of scholars.

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Introduction of the compiler Bisutūn with decorative epigraph overlaid with Azure and Gold at the beginning of the manuscript. © National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran
Introduction of the compiler Bisutūn with decorative epigraph overlaid with Azure and Gold at the beginning of the manuscript.
© National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran

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© National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran, Beginning of the Ṣāḥibiyya.
Beginning of the Ṣāḥibiyya
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© National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran, Beginning of the Arabic Odes.
Beginning of the Arabic Odes
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© National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran, Beginning of the Gulistān.
Beginning of the Gulistān
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© National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran, Beginning of Khawātim.
Beginning of Khawātim
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© National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran, Beginning of the Lamentations.
Beginning of the Lamentations
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© National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran, Colophon of the Strophe-Poems (Tarjīʽāt).
Colophon of the Strophe-Poems (Tarjīʽāt)
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© National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran, Cover binding made of burned brown goatskin leather, decorated with gilded half and a full medallion.
Cover binding made of burned brown goatskin leather, decorated with gilded half and a full medallion.
© National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran

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© National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran, First page of the Five Sermons.
First page of the Five Sermons
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© National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran, Table of content (Six Treatises).
Table of content (Six Treatises)
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© National Library and Archives of the IR of Iran, Beginning of the Būstān.
Beginning of the Būstān
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