Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 1136 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

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 22-70 from Sura al-Ḥajj (سورة الحج). The script seems to correspond to the Abbasid Style D as described by F. Deroche.

First fragment continued in Add. 743

Language(s): Arabic

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written): 10.5 × 16.5 cm.

Layout

8 lines per page

Hand(s)

History

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 PalmerandE.E. TyrwhittE.E. Tyrwhitt and sold to the library 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

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC

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