Urdu Gospel of Matthew
[Urdu Gospel of Matthew].
Illuminated manuscript written in ink on paper. [Pakistan: early 19th century]. (BRMS 157)
Handsomely illuminated in a style typically found in manuscripts of the Qu’ran, this undated manuscript presents the Gospel of Matthew translated into Urdu, a form of the Hindustani language spoken in Pakistan. The first printed edition of this text appeared at Serampore in 1814.