Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 2575 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

An 18th c. copy of the Qurʼān from Central Asia.

Language(s): Arabic
Colophon: The colophon is written in Turkestani of which only half is legible: منك زوج يوز تقوز ذو العقدة

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Oriental Paper
Dimensions (leaf): 24 × 17 cm.

Layout

Mistara ruling, 15 lines to the page. No unwan - place left blank. Each Surah begins with its name written in red. All the ayāts devidedby red circles. On the margins occasional dividers between ten ayāts and aḥzāb as well as rare indications to the modes of receiting.Catchwords on every verso

Hand(s)

Written in plain Naskh with black ink and occasional red headings

Decoration

Binding

Original cardboard binding with visible tooling

Condition

in good condition

History

Origin: 1202 AH

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated by David McKitterick in 2018

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact Cambridge University Library Admissions. Contact near_eastern@lib.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

CUL

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