Tag: Qur'an fragments

Qurʾān Fragments in Cairo Genizah Manuscript Collections

The Cairo Genizah is not a topic that often arises when studying Qurʾanic manuscripts. The word genizah (plural: genizot) is, by most conventional wisdom, a Jewish term. It means ‘storing up’ or ‘hiding away’, referring to a hidden space – often in...


Ahmed W. Shaker

Researcher and Editor-in-Chief of Quran Manuscripts Studies Blog