[Book of prayers and questions and answers].

Manuscript, Book
  • Arabic
  • Ottoman Turkish (1500-1928)
1 online resource ([Turkey?]) : paper


Associated name
Former owner
Summary note
Two works copied in two different hands bound together and intermixed. The first contains selections from the Qurʼān and prayers. Some prayers have Ottoman Turkish titles in red. A few leaves inserted upside down (f. 12-15, 18-19). The second text is a set of questions and answers in Ottoman Turkish on faith and religion associated with the name Luṭfī ibn ʻAbd al-Muʻīn (f. 54v). Some notes in Latin script throughout.
  • Decoration: Border-rules in gold and black; verses punctuated by gold roundels; some rubrications and overlining in red.
  • Layout: Text 1 written in 9 long lines; text 2 written in 17 long lines.
  • Manuscript codex.
  • Origin: Item is not dated; probably late 18th or 19th century.
  • Script: Written in naskh in black ink; pointed.
  • Shelfmark: MS Or 268.
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Source of description
Item cataloged from digital facsimile and existing description.
Binding note
Bound in reddish leather with blind tooled frame rules; plain paper doublure.
Language note
Arabic and Ottoman Turkish.
Formerly owned by George Arthur Plimpton (bookplate inside front cover).
Source acquisition
Gift of George Arthur Plimpton, 1936.
Other format(s)
Also available as a digital facsimile.
Other title(s)
  • Qurʼan. Selections
  • قرآن.
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