Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 481 (V.7.8)
Title: Koran
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Al Kuran (The Koran).
The Koran.
Remarks: This MS. is undated.
On the third fly-leaf from the beginning: Ex dono. R.H. Dingley | ędis Christi. Oxoniensis | superioris ordinis commensalis. | 1773.
A rubricated index of Surahs in Arabic and Latin (on opposite pages) is contained on the eleven fly-leaves which come next to the end.
The same hand has also supplied in two following fly-leaves the portions obliterated on the first two pages.
A pencilled note, in an XVIII.-XIX. Cent. hand, occurs on the last fly-leaf: 350 years old | Arabic | An excellent Manus.
The verso of the last folio is written over.
[Formerly S.7.26]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 7½ x 4½, ff. 316, written in single cols. of 14 lines, each 5 1/8 x 2½, first two pages are floreated, but both have a portion of their text obliterated, illuminated headpiece on the third, red margins thereafter, rubrics, green margins on the first four pages, cropped, marginalia, the first leaf is mounted and the last is repaired.
Binding: Millboards, covered spattered calf, gilt-tooled edges, sides, and panelled back, red spattered edges, title (gilt) on crimson morocco shield: ALCORAN | MOHAMMEDIS | MSS
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Koran
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 511-512.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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provenance: R. H. Dingley fl.1773
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