[القرآن. سورة 12:62-65، 69-74؛ 14:20-21، 22-23].

[al-Qurʾān. Sūrah 12:62-65, 69-74; 14:20-21, 22-23].

Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[8--?]
Description
6 leaves : parchment ; 205 x 306 (168 x 230) mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Manuscripts, ArabicNew JerseyPrinceton [Browse]
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Parchment [Browse]
Summary note
Fragments from a manuscript of the Qurʾān in early Abbasid script, likely from the 9th century.
Notes
  • Ms. leaves.
  • Physical description: 3 lines per page; written in early Abbasid script (style D.Vc--see Déroche, F., The Abbasid tradition, no. 58) in dark brown on parchment. Verses are separated with triangles formed by six gold dots. The vowel signs are dots in red or green. The ḍammah is represented by a dot to the right of the letter, the fatḥah by one over and the kasrah by one below (cf. al-Suyūṭī, Itqān, Cairo, 1925, vol. II, p. 171, 11. 27-8). Some staining, and text partially worn away on some leaves. Ms. is mended.
  • Origin: Likely from the 9th century (compare with Déroche, F., The Abbasid tradition, no. 58).
Language note
Arabic.
Contents
  • 19G: Sūrah 14:20 - 21 (in part); 1 leaf. Large gold medallion in margin of recto indicates the 20th verse.
  • 20G: Sūrah 14:22 (in part) - 23 (in part); 1 leaf.
  • 21G: Sūrah 12:62 - 65 (in part), 69 (in part) - 74 (in part); 4 leaves. Large gold medallion in margin of fol. 3b indicates the 70th verse.
Source acquisition
Gift; Robert Garrett (Class of 1897), 1942.
References
Hitti, P. K. et al. Descriptive catalog, 1152-1154
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
OCLC
767828953
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