Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 193 (T.8.25)
Title: Koran
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Al Kuran (The Koran). (Surahs 46, 48, 55, 56, 67, 68 and Prayers.)
The Koran (selected chapters) and prayers to be used in time of plague, etc.
Remarks: The fly-leaves and first and second last folios are more or less written over (in Turkish and Arabic), the Hunt. Mus. Lib. book-plate concealing some on the last folio but one. For similar compilations, cf. Brit. Mus. Cat. p. 80 ff.
[Formerly S.10.25]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 4 x 2, ff. 150, written in single cols. of 7 lines, each 2 3/4 x 1 5/8.
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, stamped on the centre of each board and on the flap with floral devices
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. 486.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247
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