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Language: Arabic

Date: unknown

UK Special Collections Arabic Script Codex #22

This manuscript includes four chapters from the Qu’ran. The 22-centimeter sacred text is bound with orange paper stenciled with a floral motif, and features gilt borders and verse stops throughout. The displayed pages highlight the work’s unique floral stenciling.

An English translation of the verses featured in the exhibit is available at http://quran.com/46

Curation Date

10-2014

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Special Collections Research Center, University of Kentucky Libraries

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Keywords

Qu’ran, Middle East, Calligraphic manuscripts

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