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St. Louis, Saint Louis University, Pius XII Memorial Library, Special Collections,  VFL MS 024
Description: ff. 3 - Highly acidic ink has eaten through paper in some areas. - Gift of Milton and Gail Fischmann, 1962. - Evans, E.S. "Medieval Manuscripts at Saint Louis University," Manuscripta 47/48 (2003/2004), 94.
Acknowledgments: - We are grateful to Robert Hillenbrand and Carole Hillenbrand for their generous consultation.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/VFLMS024_44
Language: In Arabic with commentary in Persian. Country: India Century: 17th
View MARC record (VFL MS 024): https://libcat.slu.edu/record=b1977167~S5

Part 1: 3 single leaves
Description: - Paper - 485 x 320 mm - Written in 8 long lines on a gold-washed ground; main text separated by narrow bands of burnished gold with interlinear commentary in red. Catchwords in lower left margins on verso.
Country: IndiaCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVII-XVIIISearchable Date Range: 1600 - 1799
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
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Script: Bahari, in black ink; Nasta'liq, in red; marginal annotations in Shikasteh.
Other Decoration: Sura divisions marked by cartouches in gold on blue grounds with gold foliage, headings in red; verses marked with burnished gold disks; marginal medallions in gold with blue, red, and black penwork; commentary in Persian written in red; ruled lines in black, red, green, and blue form a border around the text block; outer rulings in black, filled in with burnished gold and red; marginal commentary written on the diagonal in black; one prayer added in red on Folio a, recto.
Notes: Arabic
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: Folios a-c
Title: Qur'an
Language(s): In Arabic with commentary in Persian.
Notes: MS 024, fol. a, r-v: Sura 9, al Tawba (Repentence), verses 1-6; fol. b, r-v: Sura 54, al-Qamar (The Moon), verses 35-55, and Sura 55, Ar-Rahman (Most Gracious), verses 1-5; fol. c, r-v: Sura 34, Saba (Sheba), verses 49-54 and Sura 35, al-Fatir (The Creator), verses 1-2. 
Status of text: Fragments
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  VFL MS 024, fol. a, recto.
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  VFL MS 024, fol. a, verso.
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  VFL MS 024, fol. b, recto.
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  VFL MS 024, fol. b, verso.
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  VFL MS 024, fol. c, recto.
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  VFL MS 024, fol.c, verso.
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