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Item Description

Title / Supplied: Koran

Source Document

Extent: 1 leaf : paper ; 297 x 179 (215 x 110) mm.

Date Created: 1207 [questionable]

Physical Description

Layout: Written in 12 long lines in Arabic underscribed in Persian; frame ruled. Decoration: Each textual area is bordered with a gold, double ruled line. The entire text block is bordered in gold and again in blue. The margin is bordered with a gold, double ruled line. The spaces between the Arabic characters are filled with gold decorative shapes. The margins contain gold, vegetative decorations filled with red or black script.


Not bound.

Genre(s): codices

Language(s): Arabic, Persian

Note [Digital Version]

2010-04-05, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Note [Provenance]

The leaf is from the dismembered Koran which Stanley Slotkin found in Tehran, Iran, in 1952.

Type of Resource: text

Parent Collections

Access Conditions

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Preferred citation

Koran, Manuscript Leaves. Special Collections., Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, (accessed October 08, 2015)

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