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English: Art and History Trust Collection, Photo courtesy of the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Page from a Koran
'Umar-i Aqta'
Iran, present-day Afghanistan,
Timurid dynasty, circa 1400
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper Muqaqqaq script
170 x 109cm (66 15/16 x 42 15/16in.)

Historical Region: Uzbekistan

This first and the last verses are incomplete. The translation of all the verses in their complete form according to Muhsin Khan would be: Say, [O Muhammad], to those who have believed that they [should] forgive those who expect not the days of Allah so that He may recompense a people for what they used to earn. Whoever does a good deed - it is for himself; and whoever does evil - it is against the self. Then to your Lord you will be returned.

And We did certainly give the Children of Israel the Scripture and judgement and prophethood, and We provided them with good things and preferred them over the worlds.

And We gave them clear proofs of the matter [of religion]. And they did not differ except after knowledge had come to them - out of jealous animosity between themselves. Indeed, your Lord will judge between them on the Day of Resurrection concerning that over which they used to differ.

Date February 18, 2006 (original upload date)
Source the English language Wikipedia ( log)
Author uploaded by en:User:Kodemage


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