Minassian's manuscripts collection, AM 13658, #14(case IV).

Manuscript, Book
[11-12th century]
1 leaf : paper ; 184 x 278 (149 x 245) mm.


Contained in
Minasyan's manuscripts collection, AM 13658.
Restrictions note
Fair condition, stains, worn edges.
Summary note
Single page from a Kufic Qur'an.
  • Arabic paper.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title provided by the cataloger.
  • Single folio with surat Āl ʻImrān, recto - (176-185/3); verso - (185-195/3); 22 lines.
  • Written in medium East Persian kufi in black ink; vocalization in red ink; geometric rosettes in black, yellow, and red inks.
  • "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: وَلَا يَحْزُنكَ الَّذِينَ يُسَارِعُونَ فِي الْكُفْرِ إِنَّهُمْ لَن يَضُرُّوا اللَّهَ شَيْئًا...
  • Explicit: ...فَالَّذِينَ هَاجَرُوا وَأُخْرِجُوا مِن دِيَارِهِمْ وَأُوذُوا فِي سَبِيلِي وَقَاتَلُوا وَقُتِلُوا
Language note
In Arabic.
Previously owned by Krikor Minassian (1874-1944).
Other title(s)
Qurʼan. Sūrat Āl ʻImrān
Minassian's manuscripts collection, AM 13658
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