Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 411 (V.3.9)
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 fly-leaf made with the first folio, in an early XVIII. Cent. hand: Donum D. Jac. Caratzae M.D. Constantinop.
On that made with the last folio, the same hand has repeated this inscription, above which an earlier hand has written: Mohometi Alcoranus, Arabice | Manu elegantissima | descriptus. An inscription has been utterly defaced at the top of this page.
[Formerly Q.1.11]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper (unsized), 11 1/8 x 7 3/4, ff. 296, written in single cols. of 13 lines, each 7 3/4 x 5, margined with a double black line, rubrics, marginalia, many rubricated, cropped, first and last leaves mounted on the next fly-leaves, lower corners repaired.
Binding: Millboards, covered dark blue morocco, gilt tooled sides and panelled back, gilt edges, title lost, impress only left: MACHOMET | AL KORAN
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. 506.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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provenance: Jacobus Caratza fl 1700-1799
Physician, Constantinople.
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