Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.7 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: A Qurʼān copied during the reign of Aḥmad al-Manṣūr,‏ ‎Sultan of Morocco,‏ ‎d. 1549-1603.

Blank pages have been left to mark the principal divisions of the Qur’ān, for the purpose of recitation.

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 164 ff.


In a very good state of preservation and very little discoloured.


Transcribed at Fez in Morocco by ʿAbdallah Raḥmūnī


Origin: 1643

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".


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Funding of Cataloguing

Trinity College Cambridge



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