Surat al-Ikhlas – 112:1-4 Text قُلْ هُوَ اللَّهُ أَحَدٌ (1) اللَّهُ الصَّمَدُ (2) لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ يُولَدْ (3) وَلَمْ يَكُنْ لَهُ كُفُوًا أَحَدٌ (4) Translation Say: He is Allah, the One and Only; Allah, the Eternal, Absolute; He begetteth not, nor is He begotten; And there is none like unto Him. (Quran 112:1-4)

Say: He is Allah, the One and Only; Allah, the Eternal, Absolute; He begetteth not, nor is He begotten; And there is none like unto Him.

Notes in the front of this tiny Qur'an, in 'ghubar' script, state that it was given to the Qajar emperor Fath 'Ali Shah, reign 1798–1834, so that he could carry it in his pocket at all times. Binding is 19th C. Tabriz, Iran. Islamic manuscript: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Laquered Binding: painted pasteboard.

Notes in the front of this tiny Qur'an, copied in 'ghubar' script, state that it was originally given to the Qajar emperor Fath 'Ali Shah (reigned so that he could carry it in his pocket at all times

A fragment of the Koran (Qur'an) covering the chapters 19 (Mariam) through 23 ( al-Mu?min?n) written on Italian paper in a large Maghribi script, with vocalization in red ink, in the 12th AH / 18th CE century. From the Walters Art Museum.

Illuminated Manuscript Koran, Illuminated incipit page with headpiece inscribed with the chapter heading for Sūrat Maryam, Walters Art Museum Ms.

Quran This is a book worth reading. It provides the reader with understanding of the Muslim religion.

Quran This is a book worth reading. It provides the reader with understanding of the Muslim religion.

QURAN Scribe and artist: Mulla Ala Bik Tabrizi?, Iran, second half of the 16th century, 15 x 10 1/8 in. (38.1 x 25.7 cm), MS. Ouseley Add. 178, fol. 2aThis ornate copy of the Quran in Arabic is a superb example of Safavid illumination. This splendid full-page image is a distinctive Islamic decorative device called a carpet page. Such panels were painted in imitation of the design of a carpet, often with geometric and floral patterns.

QURAN Scribe and artist: Mulla Ala Bik Tabrizi?, Iran, second half of the

Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts Illuminated Manuscript, Five poems (quintet), Incipit page with illuminated titlepiece, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.611, fol. 1b

Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts Illuminated Manuscript, Five poems (quintet), Incipit page with illuminated titlepiece, Walters Art Museum Ms.

Right Side of an Illuminated Double-page Frontispiece, from a manuscript copied in the 18th century in the Maghreb.

Illuminated Manuscript, Work on the duties of Muslims toward the Prophet Muhammad with an account of his life, Right side of an illuminated double-page frontispiece, Walters Art Museum MS.

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