Merhaba Misafir

A study on Qurʾān manuscripts in the Vatican Library in terms of physical and content features


The history of the Qurʾānic text begins with the time of its re e ation. The research on Qurʾānic manuscripts is one of the main fie ds of textua studies of the Qurʾān. There ha e been many works done by both Muslim and Western scholars. Many museums and libraries around the wor d ho d Qurʾān manuscripts. ach manuscript has its own characteristics such as orthography, calligraphy, decoration, and binding, number of the pages and the lines, and dating. This artic e dea s with 110 Qurʾān manuscripts found in the Vatican Library (Biblioteca Apostalica Vaticana) at the Vaticani arabi, Borgiani arabi, Barberiniani orientali and Rossiani Co ections. The dates of these Qurʾān manuscripts ary from I/VII (?) and XIII/XIX centuries. The artic e aims to identify the features of Qurʾānic writing by studying chrono ogica y some basic physical-content descriptions and characteristics of these manuscripts. It also examines the different names of the sūrahs and the now edge on Meccan or Medinan sūrahs presented on the sūrah headings of manuscripts.

Yayınlandığı Kaynak : Cumhuriyet İlahiyat Dergisi
  • Yıl : 2018
  • Cilt : 22
  • ISSN : 2528–9861
  • Sayı : 1
  • eISSN : 2528-987X
  • Sayfa Aralığı : 627-678
  • IO Kayıt No : 74139
  • Yayıncı : Cumhuriyet Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi