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Koran :

القرآن : manuscript، [1892-1896].


Related Names: Abdülhamid II Sultan of the Turks 1842-1918, former owner.
Language(s): Arabic
Published: [1892-1896].
Subjects: Manuscripts, Arabic > Manuscripts, Arabic / Michigan > Manuscripts, Arabic / Michigan / Ann Arbor.
Note: blue paper endpapers; red leather binding and slipcase stamped and painted in gold and silver.
Illumination on pp. [1-2]; chapter headings and colophons illuminated; verse endings marked with illuminated rosettes, each different; text enclosed in gold borders; illuminated rosettes in margins mark end of each juzʼ (1/30th); marginal indications in red for sixtieths (ḥizb or niṣf juzʼ) and 120ths (niṣf ḥizb) of text; rubricated marginal commentaries in hand of Muḥammad Khalūṣī; tables and closing discourse are rubricated and enclosed in golded borders; vol. edges gilded and painted; gilded
[i.e. 1895 or 6]; name of copyist of terminal discourse in colophon on p. [545]: sawwadahu Muḥammad Khalūṣī min tilmīdh al-maʻrūf bi-al-ḥājj Muḥammad Shawqī ... fī Muḥarram sanat 1310 [i.e. July-August 1892].
Date of copying and copyist's name in colophon on p. [502]: sawwdahu kathīr al-musāwī ... Būrdūrī al-faqīr al-ḥaqīr Nūrī ʻUthmān al-mushtahar al-ḥāfiẓ al-Qurʼān bi-Qāyish Zādah rāqiman ʻalá mā wāfaqa muṣḥaf al-sharīf ithnā wa-miʼah ... qad waqaʻa al-farāgh fī awākhir shahr Dhī al-Ḥijjah li-sanat tisʻa wa-thalāthamiʼah wa-alf [i.e. July 1892]; date of gilding and gilder's name at bottom of colophon: dhahhabahu al-ḥājj Aḥmad min tilmīdh al-ḥājj Ḥasan[?] sanat 1313
Purchased in Cairo, 1924. Once part of the personal manuscript collection of Sultan Abdülhamid II of Turkey.
Physical Description: 1 v. ([546] p.) ; 24 cm.
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