Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 1125 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: Fragments of a Hijazi Qurʼān probably written in the second century A.H. / eighth century A.D., containing verses from the Sura al-Anfāl (سورة الأنفال).

Physical Description

Form: codex
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History

Origin: 2nd century AH; 8th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Professor E.H. Palmer and E.E. Tyrwhitt in 1878.

Record Sources

"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.

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact Cambridge University Library Admissions). Contact near_eastern@lib.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

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