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 Cambridge MS Or. Ii.6.45: Tafsīr Sūrat al-Kahf
(787 words)

‘Cambridge MS Or. Ii.6.45: Commentary on the Qur’an Chapter of the Cave’

Tafsīr Sūrat al-Kahf

Date: Approximately 1600

Original Language: Jawi Malay


The date of this work can be estimated by tracing back from known events. The only surviving manuscript once belonged to the prominent Dutch Arabist Thomas Erpenius (d. 1624). Some of his manuscripts had been collected by the Dutch sailor Pieter Willemzoon van Elbinck, who visited Aceh with Dutch expeditions during the first decade of the 17th

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Riddell, Peter, “ Cambridge MS Or. Ii.6.45: Tafsīr Sūrat al-Kahf”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 January 2020 <>

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