Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.4 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: A clearly written copy of the Qurʼān, with directions for taking the 'sortes Coranicae' at the beginning.
Language(s): Arabic

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Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Levant paper
Extent: 232 ff.
Dimensions (leaf):

Condition

The book is stained throughout, possibly from the effects of a sea voyage.

Hand(s)

Copyist apparently of North African descent.

Decoration

Rubrication

History

Origin: Undated

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented to the library by Adam Bowen in 1632.

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 Wren Library Admissions). Contact wren.library@trin.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.

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