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Koran :

القرآن : manuscript، [1627].


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 illuminated in blue and gold; gold dots mark verse endings; text enclosed in gold and black bordres; tenths (ʻushr), thirtieths (juzʾ), and sixtieths (ḥizb) of text, and prostrations (sajdah), indicated in margins in gold ink; edges patterned in green and gold gilt; binding stamped in gold.
Date, copyist's name, and provenance in colophon: katabahu Ḥafiẓ Muḥammad ibn Qāsim al-mushtahir bi-al-Imām ... wa-waqaʻa al-farāgh min al-khidmah bi-tanmīqihi ... fī Dār al-Fatḥ Qusṭanṭīnīyah ... fī shahr Rabīʻ al-awwal min sanat sabaʻ wa-thalāthīn wa-alf min al-hijrah al-nabawīyah [i.e. November-December 1627]....
Purchased in Cairo, 1924. Once part of the personal manuscript collection of Sultan Abdülhamid II of Turkey.
Physical Description: 1 v. ([617] p.) ; 12 cm.
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