Tuan Guru’s Handwritten Copy of the Quran

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The handwritten copy of the Quran, written from memory, by Shaykh Abdullah Qadi of Indonesia (aka ‘Tuan Guru’) while he was enslaved by the Dutch as a political prisoner in South Africa in the 1790s. Tuan Guru is the founder of the first mosque in Cape Town.

Source: https://twitter.com/accidentalmslms/status/1043542420321910784

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