Collection ID: 0016 | Metadata type: TEI

Penn Museum NEP80 al-Juzʼ al-thalāthūn min al-rabʻah al-sharīfah / الجزء الثلاثون من الربعة الشريفة

Title

al-Juzʼ al-thalāthūn min al-rabʻah al-sharīfah / الجزء الثلاثون من الربعة الشريفة

Other related names

Call number

Penn Museum NEP80
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206, University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

University of Pennsylvania

Language

Arabic

Origin

Copy completed by Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī al-Iṣfahānī in the school (madrasah) founded by al-Malik al-Ẓāhir [Barqūq] (first reign 1382-1389) on 10 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 789 A.H. (p. 41-42).
Date
789 A.H. (1387)
Place
Cairo, Egypt

Summary

Illuminated copy of the 30th, and final, section of the Qurʼān; begins with al-Nabāʻ (78); the pages have been trimmed.

Notes

Extent

1 online resource (i, 23 paginated leaves) :

Foliation

Modern pagination in pencil added, upper outer corners ([1]-9, 11-45) ; no catchwords.

Support

Illuminations.

Binding

Textblock is detached from the covers, which are brown leather over pasteboard with flap (Type II); front and back cover have an intricate mosaic-style blind- and gold-tooled pattern on a large, circular, lobed central medallion, cornerpieces, and frame; flap is gold and blind-tooled vine patterns with frame and a gold-tooled medallion on the inside; doublures are block-stamped leather with purple paper hinges (now torn) stamp painted with a black and yellow pattern.

Layout

  • Written in 11 long lines, 3 large lines with two sets of 4 smaller lines in between.
  • Decoration

    Illuminated frontispiece in gold, blue and black; blue cartouches with titles in white with gold flowers surrounding the text stand above and below an empty, multifoil, central medallion set into a square; the medallion is outlined by two continuous, intersecting strips, the spandrels of which are filled with a floral design of white, green, pink and gold; wide, gold rules with a chain design line each section of the page; three gold medallions along the outer edge (p. [1]). Dual-page illuminated first opening with the textblock border-ruled in wide gold with geometric designs, the text in contoured bands with flowers and vines in blue, green and gold in-fill; title in white on a blue background rectangle, lined in the same wide gold (p. 2-3). Sūrah titles in gold. Gold roundels divided into 10 sections and outlined in blue and red dots mark verse endings. Gold, circular, marginal medallions with blue outline and finials mark the 5th and 10th verses. Notations in gold (often partially trimmed) mark the text divisions and prostrations. Colophon outlined in the same wide gold band with geometric patterns and written on contour bands with light, crosshatch in-fill.

    Script

  • Written in muḥaqqaq (large lines), thuluth (sūrah titles) and naskh (small lines) in black ink; pointed and vocalized.
  • Provenance

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    Flyleaf 1 recto
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    Section: al-Juzʼ al-thalāthūn min al-rabʻah al-sharīfah
    Decoration: Illuminated frontispiece
    Decoration: Notations
    Decoration: Effaced stamp

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    Decoration: Illuminated headpiece and border
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    Decoration: Illuminated borders
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    Decoration: Examples of verse count marginal medallions

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    Decoration: Example of sūrah heading

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    Decoration: Example of ḥizb marker (partially trimmed)

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    Decoration: Example of sajdah marker

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    Section: Colophon part 1
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    Section: Colophon part 2
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    Back cover [flap closed
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    Spine
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    Fore edge [flap closed, inside front cover
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    Fore edge [flap open
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