An Account of the Tārīkhi Qumm

  title={An Account of the Tārīkhi Qumm},
  author={K. S. Lambton},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  pages={586 - 596}
  • K. Lambton
  • Published 1 October 1948
  • History
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
The Tārīkhi Qumm was originally written in Arabic by Hasan b. Muhammad b. Hasan Qumml in the year A.H. 378 (A.D. 988–9). No copy of this is known to exist. A Persian translation was made in the year A.H. 805–6 (A.D. 1402–3) by Hasan b. Alī b. Hasan b. Abd al–Malik Qummī for Ibrāhīm b. Mahmūd b. Muhammad b. Alī as–Safī. The translator states that the original contained twenty chapters and fifty sections. None of the known manuscripts, however, contains more than the first five chapters. 
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