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  1. Replication of an Eighteenth Century Manuscript Binding

    manuscript's binding by the British Library's conservator, Flavio Marzo. The parts of the video demonstrate the replication, step ...


  2. The Arabic Manuscripts Collection in the British Library

    Dr Colin F. Baker How and why did the British Library come to hold 14,000 Arabic manuscripts within its collections? The British Library’s ...


  3. An Earl, a Collection and a Gun: the Curious Provenance of a British Library Manuscript

    Dr Jo Wright How did an illustrated Arabic manuscript on the Art of War come into the possession... a Chapter on Gears. Add. MS 14055, f. 162v ...


  4. Sir Thomas Reade: The ‘Nincumpoop’ Collector of Arabic Manuscripts

    the Instruments of War’ end up in the British Library’s Arabic manuscript collection? A ‘Nincumpoop’ of the Napoleonic era, who moonlighted ...


  5. History of the India Office Records and Private Papers

    nine miles of shelving. Manuscripts and Private Papers In 1801, the Directors of the East India Company established a library to care for the ...


  6. The Arabic Translations of Ptolemy's Almagest

    Mathematiké Sýntaxis, (‘ The Mathematical Composition’) and beside this, there also existed a manuscript... For this critical work, based ...


  7. The British Library: How Many Institutions Became One

    several thousand years, including a large collection of Arabic manuscripts and material related... of the largest and most comprehensive libraries ...


  8. Sahl ibn Bishr and the Rise of Astrology in Abbasid Times

    and Manuscript Library, Yale University, Arabic MSS 523, f. 50a)... appears as Zael/Zahel/Zahel Benbriz, is extant in about fifty-five manuscripts ...


  9. Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq and the Rise of Arabic as a Language of Science

    manuscript copies, ensuring accuracy and consistency in his translations. He even travelled into the Byzantine Empire in search of Greek manuscripts ...


  10. The Latin Reception of the Arabic Tradition of the Almagest

    strongest in Italy, remained again very limited. Three manuscripts of the text are extant today in Rome and Florence; Ptolemy's preface ...


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