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Religion 154FCS - The Qu'ran over Time: Getting Started

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Joseph, Suad
Encyclopedia of women & Islamic cultures.
Leiden ; Boston, Mass. : Brill, 2003-
Perkins/Bostock Reference HQ1170 .E53 2003 Check availability @ Duke
Contents: v. 1. Methodologies, paradigms, and sources -- v. 2. Family, law, and politics -- v. 3. Family, body, sexuality, and health -- v. 4. Economics, education, mobility, and space -- v. 5. Practices, interpretations, and representations -- v. 6. Supplement & index.

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Artefacts

The Qur'ân c1700.
Harar, Ethiopia: manuscript, c1700.
1 v. 33 x 22 cm.
Location: Special Collections Library Arabic MS 23
Summary: Arabic manuscript on paper, 17 lines of black ‘Eastern’ Sudani script to the page, orthography and recitation marks in black, red and green, margins ruled in black and red, illuminated frontispiece with text of Surat al-Fatiha and beginning of Surat al-Baqara within a rectangular border of white vegetal scrolls in a red and green frame, bound in contemporary Harar leather binding with stamped central medallion and corner pieces and paper doublures.
The Qur'ân c1800
Harar, Ethiopia: Manuscript, c1800.
30 v. 15.8 11.6 cm. (each volume) 12.5 x 29 x 17.6 cm. (storage case)
Location: Special Collections Library Arabic MS 24
Summary: Arabic manuscript on paper, 30 volumes, single contemporary replacement volume, each with c. 25 folios, 12 lines of black naskh script, vocalization in red and black, sura titles in red, individual verses marked with clusters of red dots, bound in burgundy leather bindings with stamped central medallion, large rectangular sewn leather storage case.

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