Minassian's manuscripts collection, AM 13658, #2.

Manuscript, Book
  • Arabic
  • Persian
[13-14th century]
1 leaf : paper ; 250 x 366 (172 x 298) mm.


Contained in
Minasyan's manuscripts collection, AM 13658.
Restrictions note
Excellent condition of the text; torn edges, margins repaired with a newer paper.
Summary note
Single page from a Egyptian Qur'an.
  • Arabic paper.
  • Surat al-Baqarah, fol 1 - (260-261/2); fol. 1b - (261-263/2).
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title provided by the cataloger.
  • Collation: single folio, 8 lines.
  • Written in fine large naskh in black ink; vocalizations and Persian underline translation of the text in black inks; separators in golden ink; rubrication in margins in red inks; bottom right fol. 1b - number in the collection - # 11.
  • "Some of the manuscripts of this group were not found with the other pieces when they were boxed in December, 1954. The group as it now stands had been together since at least 1949. The missing pieces have presumably been placed in with other mss. They will be pulled out and put with AM 13658 as found. A.C. 1-3-55" -note by a former curator on a paper card inside the box.
  • Incipit: وَإِذْ قَالَ إِبْرَاهِيمُ رَبِّ أَرِنِي كَيْفَ تُحْيِي الْمَوْتَىٰ...
  • Explicit: قَوْلٌ مَّعْرُوفٌ وَمَغْفِرَةٌ خَيْرٌ مِّن صَدَقَةٍ
Language note
In Arabic and Persian.
Previously owned by Krikor Minassian (1874-1944).
Other title(s)
Qurʼan. Sūrat al-Baqarah
Minassian's manuscripts collection, AM 13658
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