R.13.4 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)
Summary of Contents: A clearly written copy of the Qurʼān, with directions for taking the 'sortes Coranicae' at the beginning.
Support: Levant paper
Extent: 232 ff.
The book is stained throughout, possibly from the effects of a sea voyage.
Copyist apparently of North African descent.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented to the library by Adam Bowen in 1632.
"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".
Funding of Cataloguing
Trinity College Cambridge