Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 1149 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: Fragments of an Abbasid Qurʼān probably written in the third century A.H. / ninth century C.E., containing verses from the Sura Ghāfir (سورة غافر). The script seems to correspond to the Abbasid Style D.I as described by F. Deroche.

Physical Description

Form: codex
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History

Origin: 3rd century AH; 9th 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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