Digital collections

Title
Viraf-namah, Bundähäsh etc.
Alternative title
Arda Viraf Namak (Book of Arda Viraf)
Bundanishn
Note
Story of Hell and Heaven. Creation myth.
Resource type
text(manuscript)
Medium
Paper
Extent
172 fols.
Size
28.9 x 26.9 x 3.2 cm
Languages
pal
fa
Script
Pahlavi
Script (detailed)
Pahlavi with Farsi on margins
Place of origin
[s.l.]
Country of origin
in
Date created
1700/1799
Topic
Epic story and Creation myth
Shelf mark
Cod. Iran. 21
Collection
The Oriental Collection
Selected references
Codices Indici bibliothecæ regiæ Havniensis I (1846), pp. 114
Comment
According to Rasmus Rask the copy was made by Dastur Darap from Cod. Iran. 20.
Pahlavi text with few notes in Farsi.
Journey of Arda Viraf to hell and heaven. Zoroastrian cosnogony and cosmology
Purchased by Rasmus Rask in Bombay in 1820.
Is part of
Home/Oriental Collection: Manuscripts/Iranian/Avesta and Pahlavi/Cod. Iran. 021-030/Cod. Iran. 021