[القرآن].

[al-Qurʼān].

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[Turkey], 1754 or 1755
Description
1 online resource (i, 300, i leaves) : paper, illuminations

Details

Subject(s)
Scribe
Former owner
Donor
Summary note
Nearly complete copy of the Qurʼān, the first two folios are missing, so the text begins with verse 17 of al-Baqarah and one folio is missing from the end, so the last complete sūrah is al-Māʻūn.
Notes
  • Binding: Bound in reddish leather over pasteboard with flap that does not match the depth of the textblock (Type II); covers with stamped paper onlay central mandorla and cornerpieces; blind tooled pendants on the vertical axis. Flap design matches cover design. Plain paper pastedowns.
  • Decoration: Textblock border-ruled in gold; floral marginal medallions mark text divisions; sūrah titles in white ink on gold bars; black ink roundels with gold, red and blue dots mark verse endings; readings in red. Finispiece in bright colors contains colophon.
  • Layout: Written in 15 long lines; border-ruled.
  • Manuscript codex.
  • Origin: Copy completed in 1168 A.H. (1754 or 1755 C.E.) by ʻUmar al-Jūdī, al-maʻrūf al-Hājj Muḥammad al-Ḥamdī bi-Kūtāhī (pages 601).
  • Pagination: Pagination was added by a later hand in two different styles in black ink and in blue wax pencil (pages 3-134); continuing pagination added in pencil every other page, upper left recto (135-601).
  • Script: Written in naskh in black ink; pointed, vocalized.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Language note
Arabic.
Source acquisition
Gift of Felix Usis in 1983.
Cite as
Bryn Mawr College Libraries BV 52
OCLC
1135061985
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