About this Item

Title
[Qurʼān].
Created / Published
1152 [1739 or 1740]
Subject Headings
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Arabic.
-  Title suppllied by cataloger.
-  Written by Muṣṭafá al-Khaṭīb in the Sulṭanīyah mosque.
-  Written in Iran.
-  Paper; polished, cream color laid paper with horizontal chain lines and no visible watermarks; elaborate decoration on fol. 1b and 2a in gold, dark blue, red, and light blue; remainder of text enclosed in wide ruled border of gold and black; individual sūrah's have titles in white ink on gilt; verses separated by gold medallions; numerous pages have gold, blue and red medallions in margins; black ink; catchwords.
-  The Holy Koran in the Library of Congress, 1993, 9
-  Naskh; 13 lines in written area 12.3 x 6.7 cm.
-  Fol. 1b-348b.
-  Library of Congress. Arabic manuscript, M135.
-  Binding; dark brown leather with embossed borders and medallions in gold on both covers and flap; envelope binding.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Explicit/Colophon: في سنة اثنى وخمسين ومائة والف من هجرة النبوية ... كتبه الفقير المحتاج الى ربه القدير مصطفى الخطيب في جامع سلطانية ...
Medium
348 leaves (13 lines), paper : bound ; 19.2 x 13 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
BP100 1739
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m135
Library of Congress Control Number
2017406495
Online Format
image
Description
Manuscript. Arabic. Title suppllied by cataloger. Written by Muṣṭafá al-Khaṭīb in the Sulṭanīyah mosque. Written in Iran. Paper; polished, cream color laid paper with horizontal chain lines and no visible watermarks; elaborate decoration on fol. 1b and 2a in gold, dark blue, red, and light blue; remainder of text enclosed in wide ruled border of gold and black; individual sūrah's have titles in white ink on gilt; verses separated by gold medallions; numerous pages have gold, blue and red medallions in margins; black ink; catchwords. The Holy Koran in the Library of Congress, 1993, 9 Naskh; 13 lines in written area 12.3 x 6.7 cm. Fol. 1b-348b. Library of Congress. Arabic manuscript, M135. Binding; dark brown leather with embossed borders and medallions in gold on both covers and flap; envelope binding. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website. Explicit/Colophon: في سنة اثنى وخمسين ومائة والف من هجرة النبوية ... كتبه الفقير المحتاج الى ربه القدير مصطفى الخطيب في جامع سلطانية ...
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2017406495
Additional Metadata Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
IIIF Presentation Manifest
Manifest (JSON/LD)

Rights & Access

The contents of the Library of Congress Persian Language Manuscript Project are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Qurʼān. [1739 or 1740, 1739] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2017406495/.

APA citation style:

(1739) Qurʼān. [1739 or 1740] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2017406495/.

MLA citation style:

Qurʼān. [1739 or 1740, 1739] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017406495/>.