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Alison Ohta on Sultan Baybars' Qur'an

An awe-inspiring Qur'an written entirely in gold, illustrated by a eunuch, and commissioned by a Sultan who ruled for just a year before being executed... Royal Asiatic Society Curator Alison Ohta tells the extraordinary history behind an extraordinary sacred text.

MP3 file, 13 mins 10 secs, 5.14 MB