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Arabic manuscripts a vademecum for readers by Adam Gacek

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Published by Brill in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Manuscripts, Arabic -- History -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Paleography, Arabic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Codicology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

Book details:

About the Edition

The main sequence is comprised of approximately 200 entries dealing with almost all aspects of Arabic manuscript studies (codicology and paleography); includes appendices covering abbreviations, letterforms, sūrah-headings, major reference works, and a guide to the description of manuscripts, as well as charts of major historical periods and dynasties.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Adam Gacek.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ115.1 G33 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23227192M

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  Arabic Manuscripts book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Arranged alphabetically by subject and/or concept, the present handbook /5. Covering the entire spectrum of Arabic manuscripts, and especially the handwritten book, this book consists of a glossary of technical terms and a bibliography. The technical terms, collected from a variety of sources, embrace a vast range of topics dealing with the making and reading (studying) of Arabic manuscripts. The manuscripts are mostly written on European papers, some are written on traditional paper (Daluang) in the Arabic, Malay and/or Minangkabau language using Arabic or Perso-Arabic letters. They were written and copied in the 18 th and 19 th : Evyn Kropf. The Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences established in houses many small and still hidden collections. One of these, the most comprehensive Hungarian collection of Arabic manuscripts, is brought to light by the present catalogue. These codices are described for the first time in a detailed and systematic way.

Arabic Occult manuscript page. Part of a larger Arabic Ruhani / Magic manuscript, dated AH ( AD) by an anonymous author. Written in fine Arabic calligraphy, mostly black but with some red text. There is an interesting hand-illustrated chart with meaning yet to be revealed. Translated from Arabic into Ottoman Turkish. The book is also known under title: "Risalah fi al-Fiqh" (An Epistle on Jurisprudence). No other manuscript is known of this book, neither in Arabic nor in Ottoman Turkish. Probably a unique manuscript. .   "The Islamic manuscripts fall into three groups: Arabic, Persian and Turkish. The Arabic manuscripts, some thirty-three codices, are mostly Qurans and tracts on Sufism and Shi’ite sects. In addition, there is a collection of over two hundred pieces of Arabic : Evyn Kropf. The Manuscripts Division holds nea volumes of Arabic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish, and other manuscripts of the predominantly Islamic world, written in Arabic script. This is the largest such collection in North America and one of the finest in the Western world.

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