Add. 1119 (University Library, Cambridge University)
Summary of Contents: Fragment of an Abbasid Qur'ān probably written in the third or fourth century A.H. / ninth or tenth century C.E, containing verses from the Sura al-Nisāʾ (سورة النساء). The script seems to correspond to the Abbasid New Style as described by F. Deroche.
Dimensions (written): 11.6 × 15.5 cm.
7 lines per page
Origin: undated. Probably 9th or 10th century AD /3rd or 4th century Hijri
Provenance and Acquisition
Bought by Palmer, Edward Henry, 1840-1882Professor Edward Henry Palmer and sold to the library in 1878.
"Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.
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