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[Wellcome MS Turkish Ottoman 42]

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Folios from different Arabic and Turkish treatises on religion and law. 1 folio has a text on fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) in Arabic, with false Oriental drawing of the scene of circumcision (castration?) with pseudo-Arabic inscriptions. 5 folios comprise Turkish text on religious matters, divided into several stories. There are false Oriental drawings with the scenes of circumcision, childbirth and medical treatment (teeth boring) with pseudo-Arabic inscriptions.

Physical description

7 folios ; 21.4 x 15.7 cm


Paper of European provenance with watermarks. 16-17 lines. Written area 15.0 x 8.75 cm and 16.0 x 10.5 cm. Blank ink. Headings and underlinings rubrum.

Language note

Ottoman Turkish and Arabic Naskh script.


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    MS Turkish Ottoman 42

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