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Islamic Manuscripts : al-Qurʼān

Islamic Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'> Fragments of an Abbasid Qurʼān from the 3rd century A.H./ 9th century A.D. ( before 262/876), containing verses from the sura Āl ʿImrān (سورة آل عمران). The script seems to correspond to the Abbasid Style D.I as described by F. Deroche. The note added at the top of the folios states that this Qurʾān was an endowment of the governor of Damascus Amajūr.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>
This item was included in the Library’s 600th anniversary exhibition <a target='_blank' class='externalLink' href=''><i>Lines of Thought: Discoveries that changed the world</i></a>.</p>

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