[القرآن]

[al-Qurʼān].

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
1537.
Description
1 online resource (410 leaves) : non-European laid paper

Details

Subject(s)
Scribe
Former owner
Summary note
Complete copy of the Qurʼān, many leaves repaired along edges.
Notes
  • Decoration: Blue, gold, and red illuminated dual-page first opening (f. 1v-2r); gold roundels with pink and blue dots mark verse endings; sūrah headings in gold; textblock border-ruled in gold and blue.
  • Former shelfmark: MS X893.7 K84 I129.
  • Layout: Written in 11 long lines; catchwords every verso, lower left.
  • Manuscript codex.
  • Origin: Copy completed by Burhān ibn Waḥīd, known as Zayn al-Dīn al-Khawāfī at the beginning of Jumādá al-Thānī in 944 A.H. (1537 CE) (f. 410r).
  • Script: Written in naskh in black ink, pointed, vocalized; titles in thuluth in gold, pointed, vocalized.
  • Shelfmark: MS Or 249.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
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
Brown leather with blind-stamped central mandorla, includes partial envelope flap with blind stamped inscription; doublures stencilled in red; pastedowns across the envelope flap indicate binding repair in or after 1311 A.H. (1893-94 CE).
Language note
Arabic.
Source acquisition
Presumed to be a gift of David Eugene Smith, 1931-1934.
Other format(s)
Also available as a digital facsimile.
OCLC
1196044621
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