Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 172 (T.8.4)
Title: Koran
Date of Creation: Between 1646 and 1648
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Al Kuran (The Koran).
The Koran.
Remarks: On a card inserted, loose, in the volume: A beautiful copy of the Koran | Date 1057 of the Hegira. | Presented to the Museum by Lady Liston.
This MS. is dated: Medina A.H. 1057 (1647 A.D.).
[Formerly P.4.16]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 6 x 4, ff. 144, written in single cols. of 17 lines, each 4 3/8 x 2, red and gilt margins, rubrics. Dated 1057 A.H. (1647-8 A.D.).
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, gilt-stamped in the centres and corners of the boards and on the flap, and with the same gilt-stamped text as in T.7.2
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. 483.
Accession Number: 2506
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Repository Code: GB 0247
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