Add. 1142 (University Library, Cambridge University)
Summary of Contents: Fragments of an early Qurʼān written in the Maghrib or al-Andalus in the fourth or fifth century A.H. / tenth or eleventh century C.E. The manuscript has the characteristic square format of the Western tradition and is written in Maghribi script.
Origin: 4th or 5th century AH; 10th or 11th century CE
Provenance and Acquisition
Bought from Professor E.H. Palmer and E.E. Tyrwhitt 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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