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Koran :

القرآن : manuscript، [1550-161-?].


Related Names: Abdülhamid II Sultan of the Turks 1842-1918, former owner.
Language(s): Arabic
Subjects: Manuscripts, Arabic > Manuscripts, Arabic / Michigan > Manuscripts, Arabic / Michigan / Ann Arbor.
Note: Illuminated ʻunwān on pp. [1-2]; chapter headings in gold; gold and polychrome roundels mark end of each verse; 30 subsections indicated in margins in gold script; text enclosed in borders of red, blue, black, and gold; edges gilded in pattern of green and gold gilt.
al-shaykh nādahu fī baladat Brūsā....
Date suggested by researcher, 14 May 1980: "Dated as late 16th or 17th century. Colophon evidently copied verbatim from earlier copy: date, place, scribe, everything. By: Muhammad Isa Waley, Dept. of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books, British Library." Date of original copy, copyist's name, and provenance in colophon: qad waqaʻa al-farāgh min taḥrīr hādhā al-kalām al-qadīr fī yawm al-thulāthā min shuhūr sanat ithnay wa-ʻishrūn wa-sabaʻmiʾah [i.e. 1322 or 3] ... ʻan yad Muṣṭafá Dahdah
Purchased in Cairo, 1924. Once part of the personal manuscript collection of Sultan Abdülhamid II of Turkey.
Physical Description: 1 v. ([599] p.) ; 20 cm.
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