الجزء الثلاثون.

al-Juzʼ al-thalāthūn.

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[between 1750 and 1850?]
Description
1 online resource (24 leaves) : paper

Details

Former owner
Summary note
Complete copy of part 30 of the Qurʼān, from al-Nabāʼ (78) to the end.
Notes
  • Binding: Bound in dark brown leather with flap (Type II); blind stamped central mandorla and blind ruled frame; flap has smaller, matching blind stamped mandorla.
  • Decoration: Rubrications in red, including sūrah titles and readings; red roundels mark verse ends.
  • Foliation: Modern foliation added in pencil, upper left recto; catchwords every verso, lower left.
  • Inside front cover is the following note, signed by Morris Jastrow, Jr. and dated Feb. 1890 in Philadelphia: "It was used by a Turkish soldier during the recent Russo-Turkish War (187- ) & upon his death in battle fell into the hands of a physician of Austrian origin. Presented to me by Dr. Adolf Brecher of Olmütz (Moravia) in 1888."
  • Layout: 9 long lines.
  • On the page facing the above note by Dr. Jastrow is the (Roman) alphabet in German cursive script capitals, written in pencil and upside down in relation to the book.
  • Origin: Item is not dated, but likely written between the second half of the 18th and the first half of the 19th century.
  • Script: Written in naskh in black ink; pointed, vocalized.
  • Title from margin of opening page (f. 1v).
  • Watermarks: Trelune.
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Language note
Arabic.
Provenance
  • Formerly owned by Adolf Brecher (Jastrow note inside front cover).
  • Formerly owned by Morris Jastrow, Jr.; gift of Morris Jastrow, Jr. (plate inside front cover).
Cite as
UPenn Ms. Codex 24.
OCLC
86167193
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