Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Z. 11 (Old Library, Jesus College, Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Physical Description

Form: other
Support: European paper with watermark of three crescent moons
Extent: 15 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 26 × 14,5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 15 × 9,5 cm.
Foliation: Foliation supplied by the cataloguer

Collation

iii(6), iv+1(15)

Condition

Good condition

Layout

13 lines per page

Hand(s)

Naskh, black ink

Decoration

Rubrications in red ink

Additions:
  • notation Notation for recitation in red ink
  • ex-libris Ex libris with the crest of Jesus College, Cambridge in f. 15r.

Binding

Bound with a paper cover

History

Origin: 1048 ca. AH; 1638 ca. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The manuscript was a pious endowment made by the Shaykh Abū Bakr ibn ʿAbd Allāh al-Khawlānī in 1638. According to the donation statament in f. 1r, the endowment consisted in a copy of the entire Qurʾān divided in ajzāʾ.

Availability

For admissions procedures and information on the availability of this manuscript contact old-library@jesus.cam.ac.uk. For further information about the Old Library visit our website.


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