Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 6573 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of A commentary on the Qur’ān

Author: ~Unknown

A volume of an ancient Persian commentary (Sūras XVIII, 75 – XXV, 22)

Imperfect at the beginning and end

Language(s): Arabic text in Kufic


For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 1.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 246 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 35.5 × 26.7 cm.


Origin: 7th or 8th century AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on G. M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian manuscripts 1895-1966. London, 1968, with additional enhancements.


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