Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.8.7 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of the Qurʼān, undated.

The headings of the sūrahs are in red, and upon the cover is stamped the sentence: لا يمسه إلا المطهرين تنزيل من رب العالمين ('No one shall touch it save the pure; it is a revelation from the Lord of the Universe'.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 243 ff.

Condition

In a good state of preservation.

Layout

Hand(s)

Written in plain Naskh characters - transcribed by an Indian or Persian hand, and fully pointed throughout.

Binding

Native binding

History

Origin: Undated

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented to the Library in 1682 by Richard Duke, a Fellow of the college.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on "E. G. Browne: A supplementary hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1922", and "E.H. Palmer A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge, London 1870".

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.

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