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Manuscripts of the Qurʾān
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Within the handwritten heritage of the Islamic world (see orthography; arabic script), the Qurʾān occupies by far the most conspicuous place — at least in terms of sheer volume. Until the present day, copyists, amateurs as well as professionals, hav…

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Déroche, François, “Manuscripts of the Qurʾān”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 13 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00110>

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