Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arab. c. 75 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts


2 works by anonymous authors on the subjects of Calligraphy and Koran

1. ff. 1,2,4-8
Author: Anonymous

* f.3 is a specimen of Kufic style [Koranic]

Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Calligraphy
[K 17 (1,2,4-8)]
2. folio 3
Title: Qurʼān

One parchment leaf containing surah xxvii. 27-42 in Kufic script.

Language(s): Arabic


GAL I 33-36
[K 17 (3)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
7 ff. 1 f.


Origin: n.d. 8th or 9th cent.? CE

Provenance and Acquisition

[Any information about a single identifiable episode in the life of the manuscript between origin and acquisition]

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.


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