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Koran

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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.


Binding

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

Requests to reproduce this item should be sent to the UVM Libraries' Center for Digital Initiatives at cdi@uvm.edu. For more information, see http://cdi.uvm.edu/about/rights.
More information.

Permanent Link:

http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/mrml004

Preferred citation

Koran, Manuscript Leaves. Special Collections., Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/mrml004 (accessed October 26, 2014)

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