The Quran in East and West: Manuscripts and Printed Books

Item Information

Alcorani textus universus, ...: preface, three approbations
Alcorani textus universus, ...: preface, three approbations
Alcorani textus universus, ...: preface, three approbations

Dublin Core

Title

Alcorani textus universus, ...: preface, three approbations

Subject

Qurʼan Publication and distribution
publication of the Quran in late 17th century Europe

Description

in Luigi Marracci's edition, the complete Arabic text of the Quran is preceded by three legal documents, issued by the Congregation of the Holy Roman and Universal Inquisition in Rome, the Clerks Regular of the Blessed Virgin (that is: the editor's order) in Naples, and the Council of "Refformatori dello Studio" in Padua, respectively

Creator

Catholic Church. Congregatio Romanae et Universalis Inquisitionis
Catholic Church. Congregatio Clericorum Regularium Matris Dei
Refformatori dello Studio di Padua

Publisher

Ex typographia seminarii

Date

1698

Contributor

Marracci, Luigi, 1612-1700

Language

lat

Identifier

CLIO id: 4561623

Additional Item Metadata

Provenance

heraldic book plate of Edward Gregory
according to a gutter note, dated 14 April 1914, the book came to Burke Library from Alfred Ball

MODS

Key Date

1698

Type of Date

ex

Publication Place

Padua

Publication Date

1698

Place of Origin

Rome
Padua
Naples

Form/Genre

books

Repository Name

nnc-ut

Shelf Location

OT 40 1698

Notes

the complete title reads: "Alcorani textus universus ex correctioribus Arabum exemplaribus summa fide, atque pulcherrimis characteribus descriptus; eademque fide, ac pari diligentia ex Arabico idiomate in Latinum translatus; appositis unicuique capiti notis, atque refutatione: his omnibus praemissus est Prodromus totum priorem tomum implens"
vol. 1 contains Marracci's "Prodomus ad refutationem Alcorani in quo per quatuor praecipuas verae religionis notas Mahumetanae sectae falsitas ostenditur, Christianae religionis veritas comprobatur," which the Sacra Congregatione de Propaganda Fide had published in Rome 1691, and vol. 2 contains the text of the Quran

Physical Description for item from which images were taken:
2 vols.
pagination not continuous
original binding

references:
Schnurrer, pp. 412-414 s.v. 377
E. Denison Ross, “Ludovico Marracci,” Bulletin of the School of Oriental Studies 2/1, 1921, pp. 117–123

Language of Cataloging

eng

Digital Origin

rd

Collection

Burke [UTS] Union Rare

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

book in 2 vols.

Physical Dimensions

36 x 23 cm

Citation

Catholic Church. Congregatio Romanae et Universalis Inquisitionis, Catholic Church. Congregatio Clericorum Regularium Matris Dei, and Refformatori dello Studio di Padua, “Alcorani textus universus, ...: preface, three approbations,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed June 15, 2024, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/quran/item/6129.

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