Qur'an Manuscript (15th-16th century) from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dublin Core

Title

Qur'an Manuscript (15th-16th century) from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Subject

Manuscript folium

Description

This is a fifteenth- or sixteenth-century manuscript of the Qur’an, the central religious text of Islam. The Qur’an is said to contain the words of Allah as revealed to the prophet Muhammad. This particular manuscript displays exquisite calligraphy with designs of medallions on the margins, which indicates its provenance in Ottoman Turkey.

Date

c. 15th -16th century

Contributor

John Casey III

Language

Arabic

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Turkey
Late Middle Ages (c. 1300-1500)
Early Modern Era (c. 1500-1750)
15th-16th century

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Manuscript

Physical Dimensions

H. 16 1/2 in.
W. 11 11/16 in.

Files

Qur'an Manuscript.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Qur'an Manuscript (15th-16th century) from the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” Medieval Hollywood, accessed August 20, 2019, http://medievalhollywood.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/90.