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The complete historic archives and papers of Mohamed Ali Eltaher have been acquired by the Library of Congress. To consult the Collection on-site for research and academic purposes please contact Nawal Kawar ([email protected]).
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The database is comprised of five interactive data sets: the manuscript records, their authors, the authors?? nisbas, subjects, and the collections themselves. It has a search engine designed to identify manuscripts and authors when only fragmentary information is available, in Arabic or Latin characters. Experimental linkage of digital images of manuscript texts to the records is currently underway.
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Scholars can search on the full text of items in Arabic, English, French, German, Latin, Italian, Dutch and Spanish while also being able to discover content in Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Ottoman Turkish, Persian, Syriac and more. Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library supports comparative approaches to the study of the Middle East and the Muslim world and inspires original research on Islamic religion, history, language, literature, philosophy and science. The collection will become an essential resource for every major library in the Middle East and institutions world-wide needing primary source material in Arabic for research, teaching and learning.
Utilising this significant collection of diplomatic correspondence, minutes, reports, political summaries and personality profiles, students and researchers can explore a decade characterised by conflict. Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981 is split into three modules:
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The lithographed Shahnamah editions have distinct characteristics that are particularly relevant to the the study of the growing appreciation of the work in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. First of all, each copy of an edition is potentially unique due to the specific circumstances of lithographic printing. Secondly, various editions might have different wording and might thus offer additional clues to the establishment of the text itself. Thirdly, all Shahnamah's lithographed editions contain illustrations adding to their popular appeal.
The present collection offers the complete text of thirteen lithographed editions of the Shahnamah. It includes the Indian Bombay editions of 1262/1846 and 1266/1849, as well as the first Iranian edition Tehran 1265-67/1851-53 and all four of the ensuing editions published in Iran and also a selection of eight Indian editions published in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Beyond their importance as historically produced texts, some editions are noteworthy for their calligraphy, such as the 1277/1855 Bombay edition prepared by Awliya' Sami', or the 1307/1889 Tehran edition prepared by Muhammad-Rida Safa Sultan al-kuttab . Particularly the illustrations in the Iranian editions are quite appealing and have been produced by major artists of the day such as Mirza 'Ali-Qoli Khu'i (
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