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  • Polyglot Psalter

    Manuscript

    A Hebrew psalm-book with parallel Greek, Latin and English translations. What are Psalms? The Book of Psalms (in Hebrew...

  • Princess Jahanara’s biography of a Sufi saint

    Manuscript

    An autograph copy of the Mughal Princess Jahanara’s Muʼnis al-arvāḥ (‘The confidant of spirits’), a biography of the fam...

  • Tipu Sultan’s Qur’an

    Manuscript

    Who was Tipu Sultan? Tipu Sultan was the Sultan of Mysore (r. 1782–1799). Known as the ‘Tiger of Mysore’, he is renowned...