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.

Bibles in Asian Languages
Urdu Gospel of Matthew