Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 143 (T.7.2)
Title: Koran
Date of Creation: Between 1653 and 1655
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Al Kuran (The Koran).
The Koran.
Remarks: There is a loose scrap of paper inserted at the beginning inscribed with two prayers taken from the Dala'il al-Khairat of Jazuli (V.8.1), one for blessing on Muhammad and the other for forgiveness for the writer.
The MS. is dated A.H. 1065 (A.D. 1654-55).
[Formerly S.7.7; S.7.100]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 1/8 x 5, ff. 326, written in single cols. of 15 lines, each 5 x 2 7/8 (in the first quire, in cols. of 13 lines, each 4 x 2 3/8), red margins, rubrics at the end. (1065 A.H., 1654-5 A.D.)
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, gilt-stamped, with floral devices in the centres of both boards and on the flap, which has the following inscription gilt-stamped as a title [in Arabic characters]: LA YAMASSUHU ILLA'L MUTAHHARUN = Let none touch it except the purified
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), p. 471.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Muhammad ibn Sulaiman al-Jazuli
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