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Monday, November 21, 2011

Ancient Manuscript 34 : Antique Indo Persian Quran ( 1097 AH)

This beautiful Handwritten Quran was written by a very famous Muslim scholar Hafiz Usman. Hafiz Usman was a very well known scholar of that era. He wrote this Quran in 1097 Hijri, which makes it 333 years old. Calligraphy style of this Holy is very unique. There is a unique mix of Khat e Naskh, Khat e Thuluth and Khat e Rihan in this book.
Translation is done in Persian (Farsi). Tafseer (interpretation) is written in Persian and Arabic on every single page.
This Quran is in good condition and complete. The name of the writer and the date of completion is written on the very last page of this Holy Quran.

Manuscript Specs

Item : Antique Quran
Content : A complete Quran with Persian translation
Dim : 10" x 7" x 2"
Date : 1097AH ( 1685 CE)
Copyist : Hafiz Usman
Origin : Afghanistan/Iran/India
Calligraphy : Naskh , Thuluth & Rihan
Design : 11 lines
Purchased Price :USD

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