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significance of Islamic manuscripts

Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation (London, England). Inaugural Conference

significance of Islamic manuscripts

proceedings of the inaugural conference of al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation (30th November - 1st December 1991)

by Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation (London, England). Inaugural Conference

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Published by al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Islamic countries
    • Subjects:
    • Manuscripts -- Islamic countries -- Congresses,
    • Civilization, Islamic -- Manuscripts -- Congresses,
    • Islam -- Manuscripts -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementgeneral editor, John Cooper.
      SeriesPublication / al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation ;, no. 3, Publication (al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation (London, England)) ;, no. 3.
      ContributionsCooper, John, 1947 Aug. 24-, Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation (London, England)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ6611.I84 F87 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 181 p. :
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL884699M
      ISBN 10187399205X
      LC Control Number95173157
      OCLC/WorldCa28676833

      Scholars and institutions worldwide have heartily embraced digitization to facilitate access to the texts of manuscripts, as well as rare printed books, since the field of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies is still a discipline focused on the study of written texts.   As there is little interest in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies in integrating manuscripts and printed books in Arabic script into the research programs of Critical Bibliography and Book History, there is less competition for funding and significant resources can be invested into the digitization of manuscripts and printed books in Arabic script.

      Islamic Astrological manuscripts‎ (3 C, 37 F) Islamic manuscripts in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art ‎ (5 C, 42 F) Islamic manuscripts in the Walters Art Museum ‎ (57 C, F). A great book that reveals many myths about the quran, especially details as to its varying manuscripts and readings. Takes apart claims that the quran today is the unadulterated version from the time of muhammed himself/5(8).

      Arabic manuscripts are available to read in the Asian and African Reading Room. Some especially valuable or fragile manuscripts are restricted and available only in exceptional circumstances. Self-service photography is allowed for certain categories of material, provided that its condition allows this. 3. Narrative Significance and assessment of need The majority of manuscripts accessible online today favors Psalters, books of hours, bestiaries, and other medieval manuscripts from Europe. Manuscript study in terms of Western texts is well-supported and enjoys high standards of critical scholarship.


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