Schmidtke on the Islamic Manuscript Tradition

In this video, Sabine Schmidtke, Professor of Islamic Intellectual History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, sounds the call for work on the Islamic manuscript tradition, which is uncounted and endangered – thus in need of identification, preservation, and digitization to ensure manuscripts are well-maintained and accessible. As Schmidtke explains: For scholars of … Continue reading Schmidtke on the Islamic Manuscript Tradition

Online Resource :: Manuscripts of the Muslim World

The Manuscripts of the Muslim World project recently made available digital copies of 208 manuscripts. This goal of this project is to provide digital editions of more than 500 manuscripts and 827 paintings from the Islamicate world broadly construed. Together these holdings represent in great breadth the flourishing intellectual and cultural heritage of Muslim lands … Continue reading Online Resource :: Manuscripts of the Muslim World