Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ECOM 8 (Eton College Library, Eton College)

Eton Windsor


1 copy of an Ottoman Koran

An Ottoman Koran written in naskhi, surah headings in gold, opening illumination in colours and gold

Colophon: حرره الفقير مختوم بن عبد الباقي القريمي
Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff.



Naskh script


surah headings in gold, opening double page of illumination in colours and gold.


Origin: 1145 AH

Provenance and Acquisition

This manuscript is part of a small collection of Islamic manuscripts held at Eton College Library, which are not part of the separate ‘Pote Collection’. (The Pote Collection was given in 1788 by Edward Ephraim Pote to Eton College and King’s College, Cambridge and is now held on loan at the Cambridge University Library).

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M.S.Q. Fraser, Islamic manuscripts in the Eton College Library, 1996.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Eton College



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