Riyadh (IP)- The exhibition of rare and ancient Quranic manuscripts was started in the King Abdulaziz Public Library in Riyadh on Thursday, March 14, 2024.

Iran Press/ West Asia: The Qur’ans featured in the exhibition showcase a range of artistic calligraphy styles, such as Naskh, Kufi, Thuluth, Timbuktu, Sudanese, as well as the calligraphy of Syrian, Iraqi, Egyptian and Yemeni scripts. Meanwhile, there is also a display of a Qajar Qur’an featuring floral and geometric designs.

A copy of the Holy Quran written in the 13th century and the world's smallest copy of the Holy Quran is also kept, which can be seen and read with the help of a lens.

The administrators of the library said that there are 350 copies of the Holy Quran in the ownership of the library which were written in later periods including the early period of the Islamic era, which are being exhibited. The exhibition will be continued for a week in the library. 219

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