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    • Qur'an fragment.

    • Koran manuscripts; Manuscripts, Afghani
    • The Qur'an or Holy Koran is the key religious text for Islam. Followers of Islam find the Qur'an to be the literal word of God, revealed through the prophet Muhammad and containing all things necessary for a righteous life. This illuminated leaf of...
    • Book on Virtues, manuscript codex, Ethiopia, 18th century.

    • Manuscripts, Ethiopic; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Ethiopian
    • The Book on Virtues or Admonition on Christian Virtues is type of courtesy book for the instruction of young people. Full page illustrations represent the Virgin Mary and Child, Saints Peter and Paul, St. George and the Dragon, the Crucifixion, St....
    • Hafiz, 14th cent. Divan, fragment.

    • Persian poetry
    • Persian poetry, written in calligraphy on handmade paper. This original fourteenth century leaf is from a calligraphic manuscript of the Divan of Hafiz, the collected poems of the poet also known as Muhammed Shamsuddin Hafiz or Shamsoddin Mohammad...
    • Khamsah of Nizami, fragment.

    • Khamsah--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Iranian
    • Persian poetry, written in calligraphy on handmade paper. One of Persia's most famous poets, the twelfth century Nizam-uddin Abu Mahommed Ilyas bin Yusuf lived most of his life in Ganja, in what now is Azerbaijan. Nizami is best remembered for his...
    • Quitclaim by Thomas le Swon, 1327.

    • Manuscripts, English; Legal documents--England--History--To 1500;
    • Parchment quitclaim, Poulshot, Wiltshire County, by Thomas le Swon to Robert Holpitt and his heirs, witnessed by High de Baldenham, Richard Rodeham, Walter Skarnant, John Romesy, and Stephen in la Hile.
    • Indenture, 1572.

    • Legal instruments--England--Hampshire--16th century; Indentures--England--1572; Legal instruments--England--Essex--16th century
    • Parchment land document, England, 1572.
    • Qur'an Commentary fragment.

    • Koran--Commentaries
    • Original sixteenth century leaf from a commentary or writings about the text of the Qur'an written on handmade paper. Followers of Islam find the Qur'an to be the literal word of God, revealed through the prophet Muhammad and containing all things...
    • Expositio in omnes Pauli epistolas, fragment.

    • Manuscripts, Medieval Florus; Lugdunensis; Citeaux (Cote-d'Or, France)
    • Leaf from a twelfth century theology book, copied at the Monastery of Citeaux in France. The book was written on animal skins since paper was not used in Europe at that time, and was intended for study or for reading aloud within the monastic...
    • Bible, France, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500
    • Leaf from a small portable Gothic Bible, copied in France in the thirteenth century. The Latin translation used throughout this period was known as the Vulgate, since Latin was the common or vulgar language read by all literate people of the time....
    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • Persian language
    • Leaf from a nineteenth century Persian language history book produced in India, most likely Jaipur, in AH 1284. The date, according to the Islamic calendar, is counted from 622 CE when the Prophet Muhammad made his Hijra or Hegira, moving from...
    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • Persian language
    • Leaf from a nineteenth century Persian language history book produced in India, most likely Jaipur, in AH 1284. The date, according to the Islamic calendar, is counted from 622 CE when the Prophet Muhammad made his Hijra or Hegira, moving from...
    • Antiphonary, France, 15th century, fragment.

    • Antiphonaries--Illustrations; Gregorian chants--Illustrations; Music--Manuscripts--France; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval
    • Leaf from a fifteenth century French antiphonary, representing a segment of text related to the Feast of the Crown of Thorns. Also called an antiphonal or antiphoner, an antiphonary collects portions of psalms and hymns sung during liturgies or...
    • Breviary, England, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Breviaries--England--lllustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--England; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500
    • Leaf from a book used for daily prayers by a monk or other person living in a religious community, probably in England. The book was written in the thirteenth century on animal skin since paper was not used at that time. The text is from an...

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