The Quran in East and West: Manuscripts and Printed Books

Item Information

Alcorani textus universus ex correctioribus Arabum exemplaribus summa fide, atque pulcherrimis characteribus descriptus, volume 2, page I

Dublin Core

Title

Alcorani textus universus ex correctioribus Arabum exemplaribus summa fide, atque pulcherrimis characteribus descriptus, volume 2, page I

Subject

Islam

Description

critical edition of the complete Arabic text of the Quran with Latin translation and commentary, introduced by an apologetic essay against Islam

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

Form/Genre

books

Repository Name

nnc-ut

Shelf Location

Union Rare OT40 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 of book from which the digital 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

“Alcorani textus universus ex correctioribus Arabum exemplaribus summa fide, atque pulcherrimis characteribus descriptus, volume 2, page I,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed November 14, 2018, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/quran/item/6131.

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