Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.14.60 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of the Qurʼān

Title: al-Qurʼān
Title: القرآن

Transcribed accurately by an English individual.

The sūrahs are numbered in Roman characters, and the verses in Arabic.

36 leaves at the beginning and 16 leaves at the end are blank.

Incipit: Hoc exemplar Alcorani manu suâ scripsit David Clericus patruus meus Johannes Clericus Dono dedit Al. Geddes amico suo Paulo.
Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 375 ff.


Careful but inelegant European hand.

Transcribed by David Clark.


Origin: Undated

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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