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[al-Qurʼān, 9th century].[القرآن, القرن 9م].

Record info:
Format
Book
Manuscript
Preferred Title
Qurʼan.
Contributors
Abdülhamid II, Sultan of the Turks, 1842-1918, former owner.
Published/Created
9th century (exact date unknown)
Summary
Fragment from an early ʿAbbāsid Qur’ān carrying Sūrat al-Nisāʼ (4) middle of verse 87 through middle of verse 112 and final words of verse 170 through final words of Sūrat al-Māʼidah (5) verse 9 (4:87-112 ; 4:170-5:9).
In Collection
Abdul Hamid Collection. (CStRLIN)MIUH93-A187.
Language
Arabic
Source of Acquisition
Anonymous
References
Islamic art from Michigan collections. Carol G. Fisher and Alan Fisher, Eds. (East Lansing, MI, 1982), no.52, p.98
Déroche, François. Les manuscrits du coran. Aux origines de la calligraphie coranique. Catalogue des manuscrits arabes. Deuxième partie: manuscrits musulmans, Tome I, 1. Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale, 1983.
Déroche, François. The Abbasid tradition : Qurʼans of the 8th to the 10th centuries AD. The Nasser D. Khalili collection of Islamic art, v. 1. New York : Nour Foundation in association with Azimuth Editions and Oxford University Press, c1992.
George, Alain. The Rise of Islamic calligraphy. London: Saqi, 2010.

Note
Ms. fragment.
Photographic negative in repository.
Collation: V: H1-2F S H3-4F H5-6F S H7-8F S H9-10F S / F11-12H S F13-14H F15-16H S F17-18H F19-20H, V: H21-22F S H23-24F H25-26F S H17-28F H29-30F / F31-32H S F33-34H F35-36H S F37-38H F39-40H ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during cataloguing.
Layout: Written in 7 lines per page.

Physical Description
20 leaves : parchment ; 128-132 x 195 (90 x 130) mm.
OCLC Number
1194628522
Subjects (LCSH)
Manuscripts, Arabic -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
Contents Listing
(quire 1, pp.1-20) Sūrat al-Nisāʼ (4) middle of verse 87 through middle of verse 112 (4:87-112)
(quire 2, pp.21-40) Sūrat al-Nisāʼ (4) final words of verse 170 through final words of Sūrat al-Māʼidah (5) verse 9 (4:170-5:9)
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