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7.6 Arts and Crafts: Other Games
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§ 654. Malik al-Dīn.

Bas̲h̲ās̲h̲at al-kalām (Baʿd az ḥamd i suk̲h̲an-āfrīnī kih ba-is̲h̲ārah): Bodleian 1888 (ah 1144/1731–2). For a description, see Ouseley Biographical notices pp. 244–6.

§ 655. Mīr M. S̲h̲afīʿ Bāqirī.

Risālah i g̲h̲am-tarās̲h̲ (beg. Baʿd i ḥamd i Rabb al-ʿālamīn jalla jalaluh u naʿt i Saiyid al-mursalīn), on the card game called ganjifah, in seven chapters, written in 1259/1843 for the author’s son, Mīr Faiyāḍ ʿAlī, and then presented to Nawwāb G̲h̲ulām-G̲h̲aut̲h̲ K̲h̲ān, Nawwāb of the Carnatic (for whom see pl. i § 1209, pl. ii § 746): Madrās i 512 (p. 58. ah 1259/1843, apparently autograph).

§ 656. Appendix

(1)
Description of eleven games played in Persia: Bodleian iii 2838 (3) (foll. 4–8. Presented by J.J. Fahie, who was in Tihrān in 1887 (see Bodleian iii 2717)).
(2)
Ganjīnah i kus̲h̲tī on gymnastics and athletics, by ʿAlī Akbar b. Mahdī Kās̲h̲ānī: Blochet 891 (ah 1292/1875–6).

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“7.6 Arts and Crafts: Other Games”, in: Storey Online, Charles Ambrose Storey. Consulted online on 05 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-7696_SPLO_COM_20706000>
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