Centuries-Old Copy of Quran Donated to Iran’s National Library

15:23 - June 30, 2020
News ID: 3471842
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A rare manuscript copy of the Quran has been donated to the National Library and Archives of Iran, an official said.


Ali Ojabi, director of the library’s Manuscripts and Rare Books Section, said the copy dates back to the 4th century Hijri (11th century AD), IRIB News reported.

He hailed the donation and called for the culture of donating rare books to the library to be promoted.

The National Library and Archives of Iran incorporates many different collections from older libraries, including many rare and valuable manuscripts. The central main branch is located in north central Tehran.


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