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Language: Arabic

Date: Hijri calendar (circa 1335); Gregorian calendar (circa 1917 AD)

UK Special Collections Arabic Script Codex #14

This small (14 cm) manuscript is a complete copy of the Qu’ran, the central religious text of Islam. The featured pages illustrate the manuscript’s elaborate design work, with unusual coloring and decorative motif around a chapter heading. This motif is repeated throughout the work.

Curation Date

10-2014

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Special Collections Research Center, University of Kentucky Libraries

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords

Qu’ran, Middle East, Calligraphic manuscripts

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