A journey to search my soul

This is a blog of my personal collections. The purpose of this blog is to educate myself and public in regards to antiquities especially related to religion and calligraphy. I welcome everyone to input their feedback in this blog which they think would be helpful. I do not watermark the photos in this blog so everyone is free to use them as long as they are not used for illegal and unethical reasons. I appreciate if you could notify me if you plan to use any of the photos here. Enjoy browsing!!

Friday, March 20, 2015

Ancient Manuscript Review 156 : Antique Ottoman Talismanic Booklet ( 1130 AH / 1717 C.E)

This is a small manuscript on various Talismanic written in an old Turkish & Arabic languages. Acquired from Istanbul Bazaar in Turkey. No colophone however there is a page narrated an event and dated 1130 AH which is equivalent to 1717 C.E, hence the writing of this manuscript must have been earlier.

Manuscript Specs

Item : Antique Ottoman Manuscript
Content : Islamic prayer, Talisman & selected Quranic verses
Dim :  140mm  x  95mm
Date :1130 AH ( 1717CE)
Copyist : anonymous
Origin : Turkey
Calligraphy : Naskh , Ruqah & Thuluth
Design : Some pages beautifully decorated with Talismanic Circle
Purchased Price :US