Keywords: Islam

669 objects
F1930.55.1-2

Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 9:128-129; sura 113:1-5; sura 114:1-6

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half recto: Sura al-Falaq (the Daybreak) 113:1-5, Sura al-Nas (the Mankind) 114:1-6, completion prayers; Arabic in black and white muhaqqaq script, gold titles in thuluth script; inalienable endowment (waqf); standard page: one column, 11 lines of text; right-hand half verso: finispiece; Sura al-Tawba (the Repentance) …

F1930.24

Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 38:64-69

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura Sad (Sad) 38: part of 64, 65 and 66, recto begins with “al-nar”; verso: part of 66, 67-69, verso begins with “baynahuma”; Arabic in black kufic script; gold orbs stacked as pyramid-shaped verse markers; pear-shaped verse markers; vocalized in red and yellow; one column; …

F1930.23

Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 48:5-6

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Fath (Victory) 48:5, recto begins with “liyudkhal”; verso: sura 48: parts of 5, 6, verso begins with “dhalika”; Arabic in black kufic script; illuminated leaf-shaped medallion verse marker; vocalized in red, yellow, green, and blue; one column; 7 lines of text; one of a …

F1930.21.1-2

Folio from Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami (d. circa 992-997): the election of ‘Othman as the caliphate of Medina

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Folio WITHIN a bound copy – F1947.19 – of Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami, volume II; Folio 79 accessioned separately as (F1930.21.1); recto: text: Capture of Kerman, one column, 33 lines of text; verso: text: Capture of Sahkistan and Mukran, one column, 33 lines of text. Folio 84 accessioned separately as (F1930.21.2); recto: illustration …

F1929.74

Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 1:5-7; Sura 2:1-4

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: left-hand half of a double-page composition separate from its facing folio (F 1929.73), Sura al-Fatiha (the Opener) 1:5-7, recto begins with “wa iyyak”, one column, 3 lines of text; verso: Sura al- Baqara (the Cow) 2: 1-3 and part of 4, verso begins with “bismillah”, …

F1929.72

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 10:24-31

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura Yunus (Jonah) 10: parts of 24-26 and 27, recto begins with “q[a]dirun”; verso: sura 10: 27-30 and part of 31; Arabic in black kufic script; vocalized in red with clusters of black strokes verse markers; one column; 13 lines of text.

F1929.71

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 21:105-112; sura 22:1-12

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al- Anbiya(the Prophets) 21: part of 105, 106-112, recto begins with: “al-ard”; illuminated sura divider, Sura al-Hajj (the Pilgrimage) 22:1-4 and part of 5; verso: sura 22:5-11 and a portion of 12, verso begins with “turaab-i”; Arabic in black kufic script; cluster of strokes …

F1929.69

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 5:12-13

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al- Ma’ida (the Table spread) 5: 12, recto begins with “wa amantum”; verso: sura 5:12 and part of 13, verso begins with “minkum”; Arabic in brown maghribi script; gold-knot verse marker; vocalized in green and yellow, diacritics in brown, tashdid and sukun in blue; …