Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 1917 al-Qurʼān. / [القرآن]
Titleal-Qurʼān. / [القرآن]
Other related names
- Camac, William, 1829-1900, former owner
Call numberMs. Codex 1917
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9977406951203681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
- between 1775 and 1825?
Small copy of the Qur'ān; complete except for first folio and covers; begins with Sūrat al-Baqarah (The Cow) 1 (2:1).
- Ms. codex.
- First folio missing; would have held Sūrat al-Fātiḥah (The Opening).
Extent198 leaves : 100 x 60 (73 x 36) mm bound to 100 x 62 mm
FoliationWestern numeral foliation in pencil added, upper left recto; catchwords on every verso, lower left.
BindingCovers are missing; spine is dark brown leather.
Sūrah titles rubricated and framed in gold; textblock ruled in gold, black, blue; page openings framed in gold and black rules; gold roundels at end of each verse; text partitions noted in red in the margins; first opening shows half of a double page illumination in gold, red, blue with text on cloudbands (f. 1r).
- Formerly owned by William Camac; bequeathed to the University of Pennsylvania in the Camac Memorial Collection; received in 1904.
- Codices (bound manuscripts)
- Illuminations (painting)
- Manuscripts, Arabic--18th century
- Manuscripts, Arabic--19th century
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Table of contents
- fol. 1r — [al-Qurʼān].
- fol. 1r — Illuminated borders
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