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Author Sifriyah ha-leʼumit (Israel)

Title Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish manuscripts of the Yahuda collection of the National Library of Israel. Volume 1 / by Efraim Wust ; edited by Raquel Ukeles with Sagit Butbul, Khader Salameh, and Yusuf al-Uzbeki
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Islamic manuscripts and books ; Volume 13/1
Islamic manuscripts and books ; Volume 13/1
Contents Machine generated contents note: Abraham Shalom Yahuda: The Scholar, the Collector and the Collections / Raquel Ukeles -- Catalogue of the Manuscripts Written in Arabic Characters in the A.S. Yahuda Collection: Author's Introduction / Efraim Wust
Summary The Yahuda Collection was bequeathed to the National Library of Israel by one of the twentieth century's most knowledgeable and important collectors, Abraham Shalom Yahuda (d. 1951). The rich and multifaceted collection of 1,186 manuscripts, spanning ten centuries, includes works representing the major Islamic disciplines and literary traditions. Highlights include illuminated manuscripts from Mamluk, Mughal, and Ottoman court libraries; rare, early copies of medieval scholarly treatises; and early modern autograph copies. In this Arabic catalogue, Efraim Wust synthesizes the Islamic and Western manuscript traditions to enrich our understanding of the manuscripts and their compositions. His combined treatment of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish manuscripts preserves the integrity of the collection and honors the multicultural
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Sifriyah ha-leʼumit (Israel) -- Catalogs.
Manuscripts, Arabic -- Jerusalem -- Catalogs.
Manuscripts, Persian -- Jerusalem -- Catalogs.
Manuscripts, Turkish -- Jerusalem -- Catalogs.
Genre/Form Catalogs.
Form Electronic book
Author Butbul, Sagit, editor
Maqdisī, Yūsuf ibn Muḥammad Marwān ibn Sulaymān al-Ūzbakī, editor
Salāmah, Khaḍir Ibrāhīm, editor
Ukeles, Raquel, editor
Wust, Efraim, author
ISBN 9004335234 (electronic bk.)
9789004335233 (electronic bk.)