Unformatted text preview: division, dating to the 7th century. • sura , pl. suwar —chapter of the Qur’an • aya , pl. ayat —individual verse of the Qur’an Book Making Terms • codex—standard book form, as opposed to scroll. • quire—folded sheets of paper, fixed together to form a book. Manuscripts • Blue Quran, 10 th century, Qayrawan, Tunisia • Dioscurides, De Materia Medica (1st century medical compendium), 13 th century Iraq • Abu Muhammad al-Qasim b. ‘Ali al-Hariri (1054-1122), Maqamat (s. maqama) Yahya ibn Mahmud al-Wasiti, scribe of the Maqamat in Paris....
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2010 for the course ART 247 taught by Professor Tohme during the Fall '09 term at Wellesley College.
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