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  • H989rb401?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1700/1799?
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Manuscript codex.;Title devised by cataloger.;Physical description: 11 lines per page in naskh script on glazed, laid Arabic paper. Interlinear Persian translation in small, red nastaʻlīq. Arabic text fully vocalized; catchwords. Gold verse markers. Leaf 3 blank, inserted to protect illuminations.;Decoration: Leaves 2b, 4a illuminated in gold, blue, orange and other colors. Each of the five lines of Arabic text is written on a gold-sprinkled background and bordered by black and gold. Five borders of varying widths surround the text on three sides and contain traditional Persian floral patterns and geometric shapes. Between the outer two borders is an undecorated margin containing the text of the same juzʼ, written on a diagonal, the Arabic text in the upper portion written in red naskh, and the Persian translation in the lower portion written in black nastaʻlīq. Remainder of manuscript is illuminated in gold, red and green. Text is illuminated in the same manner as the opening pages and is bordered by a gold foliar pattern on three sides. Surrounding this is a wide, gold-sprinkled margin continuing the juzʼ from the margin on the previous page, written on a diagonal, the Arabic in red naskh alternating with the Persian in black nastaʻlīq. A portion of the Arabic text is lacking in the margin on leaf 18b. The outer border contains a floral pattern. Illuminated rectangles of gold with blue floral pattern on either side mark the sūrahs.;A lavishly illuminated manuscript of Juzʼ 22 of the Qur'an with interlinear Persian translation.;Well-executed lacquered covers and doublures; covers feature six rows of flowering plants surrounded by a floral border, while doublures are decorated with a large bouquet surrounded by a floral border.;Forms part of the Dupree Collection (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University).
    Subject: Manuscripts, Persian and Manuscripts, Arabic
    Format (Original): Lacquered bindings (binding), Nastaʻliq, Illuminated manuscripts, Naskhī, and Manuscripts (document genre)
    Type: Text
  • 7w62fg690?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1700/1799?
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Manuscript codex.;Title devised by cataloger.;Physical description: Varying lines per page, written in maghribī script on heavy laid European paper with large crown watermark (e. g. leaf 109). Leaves 2b, 38b, 58a, 73a blank. Some staining; a few leaves have repairs to the inner margin, resulting in slight loss of text. Mild insect damage. Disbound.;A commonplace book consisting primarily of poetry quotations with their accompanying explanatory text in prose, particularly from Abū al-Faraj's Kitāb al-aghānī (e. g. leaves 6a, 10a, 16a, etc. ). On leaf 116a is a list of the years between successive prophetic revelations; on leaves 118a, 119a are schematic diagrams of buildings.;Loose in red leather wrapper with flap; blind-stamped central mandorla, blind-tooled fillets, gold-stamped quatrefoils in corners, gold tooled border around mandorla, gold-tooled chain extending vertically from top and bottom of mandorla to fillets. Spine split apart.;Forms part of the Harry L. and Mary K. Dalton Collection (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University).
    Subject: Arabic poetry--Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Arabic, and Poets, Arab--Early works to 1800
    Contributor: ابو الفرج الاصبهاني،897 or 898-967. كتاب الاغاني
    Format (Original): Islamic bindings (binding), Commonplace books, Maghribī (script form), and Manuscripts (document genre)
    Language: Arabic
    Type: Text
  • 000005949?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1700/1799?
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Manuscript codexes.;Title devised by cataloger.;Physical description: 11-12 lines per page, written in Sūdānī on heavy glazed, laid European paper (shield watermark?). Approximately 25 leaves per volume. Red punctuation marks; verses marked by three red dots; catchwords. Not all surahs marked with title; when written, surah headings are in red and appear to have been added by a later hand. Text fully vocalized. First few words of some volumes in red if text does not begin with the basmalah. On leaves 23a-b, volume 18; page 2 of cover of volume 24; and leaf 2b, volume 29 are practice copies of Sūrat al-Fātiḥah written in a crude hand. Volume 29 bound out of order; correct sequence of leaves is 5, 1, 4, 6-23, 3, 2. Some volumes end with "ṣadaqa Allāh al-aẓīm . . . " Damp staining around margins. Originally housed in leather case measuring 12. 5 x 29 x 17. 6 cm.;Waqf notice in some volumes (3, 5-9, 12, 18-19, 21-26): "Waqafat'hu Fāṭimah lillāh taʻalá fa-yakūnu al-thawāb li-ummihā" or a shortened version thereof.;An incomplete multivolume manuscript of the Qurʼān from Harar; previously owned by a woman named Fāṭimah. Each volume contains one juzʼ; the last juzʼ is lacking.;Loose in stiffened maroon leather wrappers with flaps; blind-stamped central mandorla and pendants; tooled border. Paper doublures.
    Subject: Manuscripts, Arabic
    Format (Original): Sūdānī (script form), Manuscripts (document genre), and Islamic bindings (binding)
    Language: Arabic
    Type: Text
  • 0p096f39j?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1700/1799?
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Manuscript codexes.;Title devised by cataloger.;Physical description: 11-12 lines per page, written in Sūdānī on heavy glazed, laid European paper (shield watermark?). Approximately 25 leaves per volume. Red punctuation marks; verses marked by three red dots; catchwords. Not all surahs marked with title; when written, surah headings are in red and appear to have been added by a later hand. Text fully vocalized. First few words of some volumes in red if text does not begin with the basmalah. On leaves 23a-b, volume 18; page 2 of cover of volume 24; and leaf 2b, volume 29 are practice copies of Sūrat al-Fātiḥah written in a crude hand. Volume 29 bound out of order; correct sequence of leaves is 5, 1, 4, 6-23, 3, 2. Some volumes end with "ṣadaqa Allāh al-aẓīm . . . " Damp staining around margins. Originally housed in leather case measuring 12. 5 x 29 x 17. 6 cm.;Waqf notice in some volumes (3, 5-9, 12, 18-19, 21-26): "Waqafat'hu Fāṭimah lillāh taʻalá fa-yakūnu al-thawāb li-ummihā" or a shortened version thereof.;An incomplete multivolume manuscript of the Qurʼān from Harar; previously owned by a woman named Fāṭimah. Each volume contains one juzʼ; the last juzʼ is lacking.;Loose in stiffened maroon leather wrappers with flaps; blind-stamped central mandorla and pendants; tooled border. Paper doublures.
    Subject: Manuscripts, Arabic
    Format (Original): Sūdānī (script form), Manuscripts (document genre), and Islamic bindings (binding)
    Language: Arabic
    Type: Text
  • Mw22vd26t?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1700/1799?
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Manuscript codexes.;Title devised by cataloger.;Physical description: 11-12 lines per page, written in Sūdānī on heavy glazed, laid European paper (shield watermark?). Approximately 25 leaves per volume. Red punctuation marks; verses marked by three red dots; catchwords. Not all surahs marked with title; when written, surah headings are in red and appear to have been added by a later hand. Text fully vocalized. First few words of some volumes in red if text does not begin with the basmalah. On leaves 23a-b, volume 18; page 2 of cover of volume 24; and leaf 2b, volume 29 are practice copies of Sūrat al-Fātiḥah written in a crude hand. Volume 29 bound out of order; correct sequence of leaves is 5, 1, 4, 6-23, 3, 2. Some volumes end with "ṣadaqa Allāh al-aẓīm . . . " Damp staining around margins. Originally housed in leather case measuring 12. 5 x 29 x 17. 6 cm.;Waqf notice in some volumes (3, 5-9, 12, 18-19, 21-26): "Waqafat'hu Fāṭimah lillāh taʻalá fa-yakūnu al-thawāb li-ummihā" or a shortened version thereof.;An incomplete multivolume manuscript of the Qurʼān from Harar; previously owned by a woman named Fāṭimah. Each volume contains one juzʼ; the last juzʼ is lacking.;Loose in stiffened maroon leather wrappers with flaps; blind-stamped central mandorla and pendants; tooled border. Paper doublures.
    Subject: Manuscripts, Arabic
    Format (Original): Sūdānī (script form), Manuscripts (document genre), and Islamic bindings (binding)
    Language: Arabic
    Type: Text
  • H128nm84x?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1700/1799?
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Manuscript codexes.;Title devised by cataloger.;Physical description: 11-12 lines per page, written in Sūdānī on heavy glazed, laid European paper (shield watermark?). Approximately 25 leaves per volume. Red punctuation marks; verses marked by three red dots; catchwords. Not all surahs marked with title; when written, surah headings are in red and appear to have been added by a later hand. Text fully vocalized. First few words of some volumes in red if text does not begin with the basmalah. On leaves 23a-b, volume 18; page 2 of cover of volume 24; and leaf 2b, volume 29 are practice copies of Sūrat al-Fātiḥah written in a crude hand. Volume 29 bound out of order; correct sequence of leaves is 5, 1, 4, 6-23, 3, 2. Some volumes end with "ṣadaqa Allāh al-aẓīm . . . " Damp staining around margins. Originally housed in leather case measuring 12. 5 x 29 x 17. 6 cm.;Waqf notice in some volumes (3, 5-9, 12, 18-19, 21-26): "Waqafat'hu Fāṭimah lillāh taʻalá fa-yakūnu al-thawāb li-ummihā" or a shortened version thereof.;An incomplete multivolume manuscript of the Qurʼān from Harar; previously owned by a woman named Fāṭimah. Each volume contains one juzʼ; the last juzʼ is lacking.;Loose in stiffened maroon leather wrappers with flaps; blind-stamped central mandorla and pendants; tooled border. Paper doublures.
    Subject: Manuscripts, Arabic
    Format (Original): Sūdānī (script form), Manuscripts (document genre), and Islamic bindings (binding)
    Language: Arabic
    Type: Text
  • 2r36v5088?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1700/1799?
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Manuscript codexes.;Title devised by cataloger.;Physical description: 11-12 lines per page, written in Sūdānī on heavy glazed, laid European paper (shield watermark?). Approximately 25 leaves per volume. Red punctuation marks; verses marked by three red dots; catchwords. Not all surahs marked with title; when written, surah headings are in red and appear to have been added by a later hand. Text fully vocalized. First few words of some volumes in red if text does not begin with the basmalah. On leaves 23a-b, volume 18; page 2 of cover of volume 24; and leaf 2b, volume 29 are practice copies of Sūrat al-Fātiḥah written in a crude hand. Volume 29 bound out of order; correct sequence of leaves is 5, 1, 4, 6-23, 3, 2. Some volumes end with "ṣadaqa Allāh al-aẓīm . . . " Damp staining around margins. Originally housed in leather case measuring 12. 5 x 29 x 17. 6 cm.;Waqf notice in some volumes (3, 5-9, 12, 18-19, 21-26): "Waqafat'hu Fāṭimah lillāh taʻalá fa-yakūnu al-thawāb li-ummihā" or a shortened version thereof.;An incomplete multivolume manuscript of the Qurʼān from Harar; previously owned by a woman named Fāṭimah. Each volume contains one juzʼ; the last juzʼ is lacking.;Loose in stiffened maroon leather wrappers with flaps; blind-stamped central mandorla and pendants; tooled border. Paper doublures.
    Subject: Manuscripts, Arabic
    Format (Original): Sūdānī (script form), Manuscripts (document genre), and Islamic bindings (binding)
    Language: Arabic
    Type: Text
  • Sn00b513x?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1700/1799?
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Manuscript codexes.;Title devised by cataloger.;Physical description: 11-12 lines per page, written in Sūdānī on heavy glazed, laid European paper (shield watermark?). Approximately 25 leaves per volume. Red punctuation marks; verses marked by three red dots; catchwords. Not all surahs marked with title; when written, surah headings are in red and appear to have been added by a later hand. Text fully vocalized. First few words of some volumes in red if text does not begin with the basmalah. On leaves 23a-b, volume 18; page 2 of cover of volume 24; and leaf 2b, volume 29 are practice copies of Sūrat al-Fātiḥah written in a crude hand. Volume 29 bound out of order; correct sequence of leaves is 5, 1, 4, 6-23, 3, 2. Some volumes end with "ṣadaqa Allāh al-aẓīm . . . " Damp staining around margins. Originally housed in leather case measuring 12. 5 x 29 x 17. 6 cm.;Waqf notice in some volumes (3, 5-9, 12, 18-19, 21-26): "Waqafat'hu Fāṭimah lillāh taʻalá fa-yakūnu al-thawāb li-ummihā" or a shortened version thereof.;An incomplete multivolume manuscript of the Qurʼān from Harar; previously owned by a woman named Fāṭimah. Each volume contains one juzʼ; the last juzʼ is lacking.;Loose in stiffened maroon leather wrappers with flaps; blind-stamped central mandorla and pendants; tooled border. Paper doublures.
    Subject: Manuscripts, Arabic
    Format (Original): Sūdānī (script form), Manuscripts (document genre), and Islamic bindings (binding)
    Language: Arabic
    Type: Text
  • 6m311w40d?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1700/1799?
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Manuscript codexes.;Title devised by cataloger.;Physical description: 11-12 lines per page, written in Sūdānī on heavy glazed, laid European paper (shield watermark?). Approximately 25 leaves per volume. Red punctuation marks; verses marked by three red dots; catchwords. Not all surahs marked with title; when written, surah headings are in red and appear to have been added by a later hand. Text fully vocalized. First few words of some volumes in red if text does not begin with the basmalah. On leaves 23a-b, volume 18; page 2 of cover of volume 24; and leaf 2b, volume 29 are practice copies of Sūrat al-Fātiḥah written in a crude hand. Volume 29 bound out of order; correct sequence of leaves is 5, 1, 4, 6-23, 3, 2. Some volumes end with "ṣadaqa Allāh al-aẓīm . . . " Damp staining around margins. Originally housed in leather case measuring 12. 5 x 29 x 17. 6 cm.;Waqf notice in some volumes (3, 5-9, 12, 18-19, 21-26): "Waqafat'hu Fāṭimah lillāh taʻalá fa-yakūnu al-thawāb li-ummihā" or a shortened version thereof.;An incomplete multivolume manuscript of the Qurʼān from Harar; previously owned by a woman named Fāṭimah. Each volume contains one juzʼ; the last juzʼ is lacking.;Loose in stiffened maroon leather wrappers with flaps; blind-stamped central mandorla and pendants; tooled border. Paper doublures.
    Subject: Manuscripts, Arabic
    Format (Original): Sūdānī (script form), Manuscripts (document genre), and Islamic bindings (binding)
    Language: Arabic
    Type: Text
  • Xk81js48r?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1700/1799?
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Manuscript codexes.;Title devised by cataloger.;Physical description: 11-12 lines per page, written in Sūdānī on heavy glazed, laid European paper (shield watermark?). Approximately 25 leaves per volume. Red punctuation marks; verses marked by three red dots; catchwords. Not all surahs marked with title; when written, surah headings are in red and appear to have been added by a later hand. Text fully vocalized. First few words of some volumes in red if text does not begin with the basmalah. On leaves 23a-b, volume 18; page 2 of cover of volume 24; and leaf 2b, volume 29 are practice copies of Sūrat al-Fātiḥah written in a crude hand. Volume 29 bound out of order; correct sequence of leaves is 5, 1, 4, 6-23, 3, 2. Some volumes end with "ṣadaqa Allāh al-aẓīm . . . " Damp staining around margins. Originally housed in leather case measuring 12. 5 x 29 x 17. 6 cm.;Waqf notice in some volumes (3, 5-9, 12, 18-19, 21-26): "Waqafat'hu Fāṭimah lillāh taʻalá fa-yakūnu al-thawāb li-ummihā" or a shortened version thereof.;An incomplete multivolume manuscript of the Qurʼān from Harar; previously owned by a woman named Fāṭimah. Each volume contains one juzʼ; the last juzʼ is lacking.;Loose in stiffened maroon leather wrappers with flaps; blind-stamped central mandorla and pendants; tooled border. Paper doublures.
    Subject: Manuscripts, Arabic
    Format (Original): Sūdānī (script form), Manuscripts (document genre), and Islamic bindings (binding)
    Language: Arabic
    Type: Text