Welcoming Qur’ans Attributed to Imam Hossein (A.S.) and Imam Sajjad (A.S.) in Astan Quds Razavi museums
Friday , 04/20/2018 - 12:59
استقبال از قرآن‌های منسوب به دستخط امام حسين(ع) و امام سجاد(ع) در موزه آستان قدس رضوی
Exquisite and unique Qura’ns written by the infallible Imams (A.S.) have been put into public display at Astan Quds Razavi treasury of Qur’an and exquisites.
Exquisite and unique Qura’ns written by the infallible Imams (A.S.) have been put into public display at Astan Quds Razavi treasury of Qur’an and exquisites. Among these holy copies of Qura’n, those attributed to Imam Hossein (A.S.) and Imam Sajjad (A.S.) have widely been attended to by the lovers of the household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.) during birth anniversaries of these Imams. 
According to Astan News, responsible of Qur’an and exquisites treasury of Astan Quds Razavi organization of libraries, museums, and documents center announced, “Some valuable and precious Qur’ans have been put into display at Astan Quds Razavi Treasury of Qur’an and Exquisites. Five of these Qur’ans are attributed to handwriting of Imam Ali (A.S.), Imam Hasan (A.S.), Imam Hossein (A.S.), Imam Sajjad (A.S.), and Imam Reza (A.S.). The Qur’anic verses of these books have been written in Kufic Style and on the deer skin and they are considered as a masterpiece of Islamic art”. 
Muhammad Reza Saqi referred to the holy Qur’an attributed to Imam Hossein (A.S.) and said, “This sacred book includes Kahf Surah up to the end of Taha Sura and it has been written on 83 pieces of yellow beer skin. Each sheet has got seven lines and the style of writing is Kufic”. 
He added, “The size of this work of art is 16.5 × 10.8 cm and the cover of which is made up of two-face leather. The outer part of the cover is made up of black shagreen and its inner part is purple calfskin. On the last page the signature of “Written by Hossein Ibn Ali” can be with gilding work”. 
Responsible of Qur’an and exquisites treasury of Astan Quds Razavi Organization of Libraries, Museums, and Documents Center referred to the one attributed to Imam Sajjad (A.S.) and reiterated, “This holy book includes Baqara Surah up to Naas Surah which has been written on 361 sheets of yellow deer skins. The size of each page is 32 in 20 cm and verses have been written in 16 line format with Kufic style”. 
Saqi went on to say, “The cover of this work is black Shagreen and Naas Surah has appeared in three lines on its last page. The signature of “written as promised by Ali Ibn al-Hossein Ibn Ali Ibn Abi Talleb” can also be seen there”. 
It is worth mentioning that over 23 thousand copies of handwritten and exquisite Qur’an and Qura’nic pamphlets and also precious lithographic Qura’ns are kept at Astan Quds Razavi Central Library among which those attributed to the infallible Imams (A.S.) are among the most important and precious Qura’nic works of this collection. These copies are put into public display at Astan Quds Razavi Qura’n and Exquisites Treasury.