Section from a Qur'an

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The Qur'an consists of 114 chapters (suras) of uneven length. A system
was therefore devised to divide the Qur'an into thirty equal parts, enabling a reading of generally uniform length each day of the month. This manuscript is the nineteenth section of the Qur'an and begins in the middle of chapter twenty-five, al-Furqan (the Differentiator). It has a Turkish interlinear translation, which may have been added a century or more after completion of the manuscript.

Section from a Qur'an, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; tooled leather binding

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