Islamic Manuscripts : al-Qurʼān

Islamic Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Illuminated Qurʾān from the library of Tipu Sultan, presented to the University of Cambridge by the Court of Directors of the East India Company in 1806. The volume has two <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(8);return false;'>decorated medallions</a> and two <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(10);return false;'>magnificent headpieces</a> containing the Fātiḥa. The text of the Qurʾān is followed by some <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(594);return false;'>prayers</a>, and a <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(596);return false;'>Fal-nāmah</a>. The manuscript is not dated, but <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(7);return false;'>dates of ownership</a> of 1028 A.H./1618 C.E. and 1066 A.H./1655 C.E. occur at the beginning.</p>

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