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Islamic Manuscripts : Tafsīr-i Qurʼān


Islamic Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'>The so-called 'Cambridge Tafsir' is the oldest extant copy of a Persian Qur'ānic commentary, written in 628 A.H. / 1231 C.E., as stated in the <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(750);return false;'>colophon</a>. The first volume has not survived and this manuscript contains only the second part of the work, beginning with the Surah Maryam. The manuscript belonged to the Dutch Orientalist Thomas Erpenius. </p>

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