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Coloured Dots and the Question of Regional Origins in Early Qur'ans (Part I)

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During the first centuries of Islam, the written notation of the Qur'an underwent a gradual evolution. After an early stage represented by the ‘Ḥijāzī’ tradition, red dots were introduced into ‘Kūfic’ Qur'ans to mark short vowels. This system was soon expanded by assigning more functions to the red dots, sometimes supplemented by yellow, green, and blue dots; and by creating new orthographic signs. These devices were used in different ways by different vocalis...

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10.3366/jqs.2015.0178

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Author
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Qur'anic Studies Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-44
Publication date:
2015-03-01
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EISSN:
1755-1730
ISSN:
1465-3591
Source identifiers:
1005747
Language:
English
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pubs:1005747
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uuid:509ded8b-d160-491a-b053-7248f37b7ca9
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pubs:1005747
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2019-06-04

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