Persian Qur’an

Description

This 17th-century illuminated Iranian Qur’an contains the two dominant forms of Arabic script: right-angled naskh in black ink for the Arabic text, and slanted nasta’liq in red for the Persian translation.

In Islam, the Qur’an is considered to be the most perfect of texts.

Full title:
al-Qur'ān al-Karīm
Published:
Iran
Created:
17th-century
Format:
Book
Language:
Arabic / Persian
Usage terms

Public Domain. Please consider cultural, religious & ethical sensitivities when re-using this material.

Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
Or.13371.

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