IQNA

14:43 - April 03, 2021
News ID: 3474342
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The municipality of Istanbul, Turkey, recently bought 9 manuscripts of the Quran and other artworks in a Sotheby's auction.

    

Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu said in a post on Twitter that some of the manuscript pages of the Quran purchased in the auction date back to 1,200 years ago.

They include verses of several Surahs, including al-Ma’ida and Az-Zukhruf, he added.

Other data-x-items bought by the municipality include a copy of Masnavi by Jalal al-Din Muhammad Balkhi (Rumi).

The Arts of the Islamic World & India Auction was held in London on March 31.

 

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Tags: Quran ، auction ، Istanbul
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