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    • #5 Siglum: 0005
      Old Siglum: Arundel Or. 54
      Current Location: British Library, London
      Manuscript Class: Yasna S.
      Date: 1646 (terminus ante quem)

      Notes: Date based on Thomas Horward (d. 1646)

      Information: Hintze 2012a, p. 247
      Language and/or Script: Avestan, Pahlavi


      Measurements: 285 x 265 mm.
      Folio line no: 15
      Calligraphy: Old Iranian

      Texts:
      Yasna
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    • #6 Siglum: 0006
      Old Siglum: YDZ1
      Current Location: Dorost Zolfeghari (priv.), Yazd
      Manuscript Class: Yasna S.
      Date: 1655
      Scribe(s): Mihrābān Anōšīrwān Wahromšāh Irdašīr Wahromšāh

      Notes: Replacement: likely Behzad Dastur Ormazdyār Dastur Mihrābān

      Information: No description available in catalogues
      Language and/or Script: Avestan, Pahlavi


      Codicology: Several damages
      Replacements: ff. 1-7
      Measurements: Unknown
      Folio line no: 15
      Calligraphy: Iranian Cursive

      Texts:
      Yasna
      ⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯
    • #7 Siglum: 0008
      Old Siglum: AB6
      Current Location: Atash Bahram, Yazd
      Manuscript Class: Yasna S.
      Date: 1706
      Scribe(s): Rostom Goštāsp Erdašīr Goštāsp


      Information: No description available in catalogues
      Language and/or Script: Avestan, Persian

      Colophon folio: 213v
      Colophon date: 1085 YE

      Measurements: Unknown
      Folio line no: 17
      Calligraphy: Old Iranian

      Texts:
      Yasna (fol. 2r)
      Sīroze (fol. 215v)
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    • #8 Siglum: 0010
      Old Siglum: Mf1
      Current Location: Cama Oriental Institute, Bombay
      Manuscript Class: Yasna S.
      Date: 1721
      Scribe(s): Rostom Goštāsp Erdašīr Goštāsp

      Notes: non vidimus. First part of a miscellaneous codex.

      Information: Geldner 1896, p. xi; Dhabhar 1923c, pp. 89-90; Hintze 2012a, p. 246
      Language and/or Script: Avestan, Pahlavi

      Colophon folio: 30v
      Colophon date: 1090 YE

      Measurements: 235 x 173 mm
      Folio line no: 18
      Calligraphy: Unknown

      Texts:
      Yasna (fol. 2r). Rest, vid. 3080.
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    • #1 Siglum: 6050
      Old Siglum: Jm4 (= R1)
      Type: INDIAN
      Current Location: Mobed Jamśedjī Māṇekjī Unvala (priv.)
      Manuscript Class: XA Sade Avestan
      Date: 1352 (? [date Āśīrwād])

      Notes: The ms. was designated first as R1; according to Geldner handwriting and paper of the ms. agree with the date given in the Āšīrwād (for which see also the ms. MRL F97.16 [Dhabhar 1923b, p. 54]). The introductory prayers are supplied by later hand, also NyXwar; since G 1–5 are missing, it seems that the old ms. lost its beginning folios on which were written the smaller prayers, the Gāhs and Ny 1. The quantity of the Yašts in Jm4 exceeds the daily obligation and the quantity of translated Yašts; it seems, as if already in the 14th c. the Parsis started creating XA–Mss. that were not in correlation to the daily prayer obligations.

      Manuscript History: Cf. J17; for the Yts cf. also MF28
      Information: Geldner, Prol., pp. v, xl
      Language and/or Script: Av.

      Colophon date: 721 Y (Aśīrwād on fol. 68)

      Codicology: see NOTES
      Measurements: 33x25,1
      Folio line no: 71 foll.; foll. 7–42, 64–71; foll. 1–6 supplied by a later hand
      Calligraphy: Geldner: "carefully"
      Text Quality: "in spite of its antiquity, however, a number of the texts have much degenerated" (Geldner)
      Manuscript Quality: "has suffered much in places and is much patched"; handwriting and paper old

      Texts:
      1. Introductory prayers (NerKB etc.) (supplied by later hand)
      Nyāyišn Xwaršēd (= Ny 1) (supplied by later hand)
      Niyāyišn Mihr (= Ny2) (old ms.) (fol. 7b)
      Niyāyišn Māh (= Ny 3) (old ms.) (fol. 8a)
      Niyāyišn Ātaxš (= Ny 5) (old ms.) (fol. 9a)
      Yašt Ohrmazd (= Yt 1)(old ms.) (fol. 10)
      Yašt Ardwahišt (= Yt 3) (old ms.) (fol. 13b)
      Yašt Ameša Spenta (= Yt 2) (old ms.) (fol. 15b)
      Yašt Wahrām (= Yt 14) (old ms.) (fol. 17a)
      Yašt Hordād (= Yt 4) (old ms.) (fol. 22)
      Yašt Druwāsp (= Yt 9) (old ms.) (fol. 24a)
      Yašt Dēn (= Yt 16) (old ms.) (fol. 26b)
      Yašt Srōš Hadōxt (= Yt 11) (old ms.) (fol. 28)
      Āfrīnagān Gāhāmbār (= GA 3) (old ms.) (fol. 35)
      Āfrīnagān Dahman (= GA1) (old ms.) (fol. 37)
      Āfrīnagān Ardā-Frawaš (Rōz 19, Māh 1) (old ms.) (fol. 37)
      Āfrīnagān Srōš (old ms.) (fol. 38a)
      Āfrīn Gāhāmbār (old ms.) (Pāz.) (fol. 38b)
      Āfrīn Gāϑā (old ms.) (fol. 41a)
      Sīroze (1? 2?) (old ms.) ("abridged") (fol. 42)
      "Avesta fragments" (old ms.) (fol. 65b) (probably litanies [GK])
      Āšīrwād (old ms.) (fol. 68b)
      Niyāyišn Ābān (= Ny 4) (old ms.) (fol. 70)
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    • #3 Siglum: 6060
      Old Siglum: O3 (formerly: Frazer 258 + Ouseley243; Or; Ethé 1937+1938)
      Type: INDIAN
      Current Location: Bodleian Library, Oxford
      Manuscript Class: XA Sade Avestan; with Bājs + Nērangs at the end
      Date: 1646
      Scribe(s): Hīrā Suratīā Dārāb


      Manuscript History: For the Yts cf. EMU7. Besides Lb1, O3 is the first XA ms. that became known in Europe. "In the codex it is furthermore noted that Anquetil had seen it and had made mention of it" (Geldner); inside the note: "The Zend of Zeratusht in the ancient Persic character. Fras. P. 35". Anquetil writes: "J'en ai vu un pareil à Oxford, chez le Docteur Hunt. Il a été apporté en Angleterre par M. Frazer, qui l'avoit eu de Bikh, Destour Mobed de Surate. Le même Docteur possede les Néaeschs Zends; le Nékah, en Caracteres Zends, copiés l'an d'Iezdedjerd 1042 (de Jesus Christ 1672*). C'est un des Manuscrits du Docteur Hyde. The codex was ordered by Ērvad Kāmdīn Ērvad Bīharām Ērvad Rāmjī Aklesarā. *Lb1
      Designation: "Book of the Nēāsts (and) the Yasts" (see Col.)
      Information: Anquetil I.2, p. vi; Westergaard 1852–54, p. 15 ("Or") (according to Unvala 1940, p. 122, the designation in Westergaard is „M8“); Ethé 1889, p. 1107; Geldner, Prol., p . xii, xl; Geldner 1896–1904, p. 16; Unvala 1940, p. 122 (colophon); de Vaan 2003, p. 24
      Language and/or Script: Av.

      Colophon folio: Col. Guj. fol. 297 r

      Measurements: 21,6x13,3
      Folio line no: 5 foll. table of contents + 294 foll.

      Texts:
      Avestan alphabet
      Niyāyišn Xwaršēd (= Ny 1) (fol. 17)
      Niyāyišn Mihr (= Ny2)
      Niyāyišn Māh (= Ny 3)
      Niyāyišn Ābān (= Ny 4)
      Niyāyišn Ātaxš (= Ny 5)
      Āfrīnagān Dahman (= GA1) (fol. 103)
      Āfrīnagān Gāϑā (= GA 2) (fol. 108)
      Āfrīnagān Gāhāmbār (= GA 3) (fol. 113)
      Pāzand Āfrīn Gāhāmbār
      GHaw (fol. 163)
      GRap
      GUz
      GEbsr
      GUš
      Yašt Ohrmazd (= Yt 1) (fol. 180)
      Yašt Ameša Spenta (= Yt 2) (fol. 193)
      Yašt Ardwahišt (= Yt 3) (fol. 200)
      Yašt Hordād (= Yt 4) (fol. 208)
      Yašt Druwāsp (= Yt 9) (fol. 212)
      Yašt Srōš Hadōxt (= Yt 11) (fol. 221)
      Yašt Rašn (= Yt 12) (fol. 230)
      Yašt Wahrām (= Yt 14) (fol. 239)
      Yašt Dēn (= Yt 16) (fol. 256)
      Yašt A(r)štāt (= Yt 18)(fol. 261)
      Yašt Hōm (= Yt 20) (fol. 264)
      Yašt Wanand (= Yt 21) (fol. 265)
      Bāj*
      29. "Nērang with Avesta fragments" (foll. 269–294)
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    • #4 Siglum: 6065
      Old Siglum: M80
      Type: INDIAN
      Current Location: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München
      Manuscript Class: XA Sade Avestan
      Date: around 1650

      Notes: Fragment of a XA

      Manuscript History: Bartholomae writes: "36 lose Blätter, von rechts nach links gehend, auf den Umschlägen (…) von mir mit 0 bis 35 numeriert. Einige Blätter zeigen noch ältere Blattziffern, die beweisen, daß der Blätterbestand mindestens zweimal einer größeren Sammelhandschrift einverleibt war; Bl. 4 trägt die beiden Ziffern 20 und 120, Bl. 15 31 und 131"
      Information: Bartholomae 1915, pp. 301–304
      Language and/or Script: Av.; Pāz.; Pahl.


      Measurements: 39,4x19
      Folio line no: 36 loose foll., Bartholomae's numerals; 13 ll.
      Calligraphy: "Awestische Schrift in schöner klarer Führung" (Bartholomae)

      Texts:
      Yašt Ardwahišt (= Yt 3) (Av.) (foll. 0 – 11 v 5)
      Yašt Srōš Hadōxt (= Yt 11) (Av.) (foll. 11 v 6 – 24 r 7)
      Yašt Hōm (= Yt 20) (Av.) (foll. 24 r 8 – 26 r 10)
      Yašt Wanand (= Yt 21) (Av., Pāz.) (foll. 26 r 11 – 29 r 7)
      GHaw.1–10 (foll. 29 r 8 – 33 v 8)
      GRap (Av.), fol. with GRap.5 (end) – 2.7 (beginning) is lost (foll. 33 v 9 – 36)
      ⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯
    • #2 Siglum: Katrak331
      Old Siglum: Katrak331
      Type: INDIAN
      Current Location: Mobed Sheriarji Dorabji Rabadi/Rustompura (priv.), Surat
      Manuscript Class: XA Sade Avestan
      Date: 1600 (aprox.)

      Notes: The ms. which was written "in Bālbōdh script" seems to be very old. It is remarkable that the XA includes besides YtOhr and YtArW the YtTiš, YtASA and YtMihr, which are usually not part of old XA mss. The writer of the ms. is according to Katrak the same as the writer of the ms. Katrak 330.

      Manuscript History: Cf. Katrak90, Katrak131
      Designation: Khordeh Avesta
      Information: Katrak 1941, p. 82
      Language and/or Script: Av.; explanations in Pāzand

      Colophon folio: Col. Pāz.
      Colophon date: "sāl abar 900 sad folān Y"

      Codicology: bound in leather; pages rough
      Measurements: 22,9x15,2
      Folio line no: 336 foll.; 15 ll.
      Calligraphy: "writing fine" (Katrak); written "in Bālbōdh script"
      Text Quality: "spelling correct" (Katrak)
      Manuscript Quality: damped and worm–eaten; old

      Texts:
      Katrak, calling the Ms. "Khordeh Avesta", gives the following information: "Zend Alphabet; Ashem, Yathā, Srosh Bāj, Hoshbām, the 5 Gāhs, Nyaēshes, Patits, Afringāns, Āfrins, both Ashirwads, Yashts – Hormazd, Ardibest, Tir, Abān and Meher."
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