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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Penn Museum NEP27 - [al-Qurʼān]    Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Penn Museum NEP27 - [al-Qurʼān]
Title:
Qurʼan.
[al-Qurʼān] [electronic resource].
Origin:
[Hamadān, Iran], A.H. 559 (1164)
Physical description:
1 online resource (214 leaves) : ill.
Summary:
Seljuk illuminated Koran with interlinear gloss.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger (viewed on December 5, 2012).
Layout: Written in 17 long lines, with gloss written diagonally between lines.
Script: Written in naskh script, in a larger size for the Koran text and a smaller size for the gloss, by Maḥmūd ibn al-Ḥusayn of Kirmān (colophon).
Decoration: Full-page illuminations at beginning and end; illuminated chapter headings for early chapters, incomplete later in manuscript; text block outlined in gold; commentary in red ink.
Binding: Formerly 19th-century leather, gold-tooled; now disbound.
Origin: Written and illuminated in Hamadān, now in Iran, in the last days of Jumādá I of the year 559 (April 1164; colophon).
Dimensions of original manuscript: 422 x 279 mm.
Reproduced from the original with permission of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Images may not be used for print publication or commercial purposes without written approval from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Cite as:
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology NEP27
Manuscript location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library Web University of Pennsylvania. Penn Museum NEP27
Vernacular script:
[القرآن] [electronic resource].
كرماني، محمود بن الحسين، scribe.
جاويش، أحمد ، -‏1786، former owner.
جامع الأزهر، former owner.
 
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