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The St Andrews Qur’an Part Two: Deconstructing a Frontispiece, Mapping an Insert

This week we have a follow-up post by Dr. Keelan Overton, a Library Special Collections Visiting Scholar in 2016 who returned to St Andrews in May 2018 as a Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Anatolian and East Mediterranean Studies. At the end of my first blog on the single-volume Qur’an preserved in the University…

16 July 2018Manuscript Collection Visiting Scholars

From an enigmatic binding stamp to a holistic reassessment: the St Andrews Qur’an

This week we have a one-off post by Dr Keelan Overton, reporting on her work as a Visiting Scholar during 2016. You can apply to the 2017 Visiting Scholarship Scheme here: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/library/specialcollections/researchandenquiries/visitingscholars In an essay in an edited volume on Indo-Persian culture (2000), Francis Richard observed the following critical connection between the St Andrews Qur’an…

20 December 2016Manuscript Collection Visiting Scholars