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Illuminated Heading for Chapter 32, al-Sajda (The Prostration)

9th century

Chester Beatty

Chester Beatty

Usually, an illuminated heading marks the beginning of each of the 114 chapters of the Qur'an. This one marks the start of chapter 32, which bears the title al-Sajda (The Prostration) and which deals with the mysteries of Creation, Time and the Final End.

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  • Title: Illuminated Heading for Chapter 32, al-Sajda (The Prostration)
  • Date Created: 9th century
  • Physical Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Location Created: Iraq (possibly), Middle East
  • Original Source: Chester Beatty Library
  • Rights: © Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin
  • Collection Number: CBL Is 1407, f.2b
  • Additional Description: Qur'an
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