23 February 2019
18 Jumada al-Thanni 1440
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Cataloguing and Editing Course Proceedings

In this section you will find publications on training courses organised by the Foundation for the theory and practise of cataloguing Islamic manuscripts.  

A large number of sessions of the training course were allocated to the study of manuscripts as archeological evidence. Many important aspects of manuscripts were studied, such as the art of bookbinding, the materials used for manuscripts, the methods of manufacturing paper and schools of calligraphy and their development. Practical sections were also devoted to automatic cataloguing, means of information gathering, imaging techniques and methods of manuscript preservation and conservation.


Rules and Methods of Editing Islamic Manuscripts

By Various Contributors, Edited by Al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation

This book includes the lectures given in the introductory course on the critical edition of manuscripts, which was organised by the Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts, affiliated to Al-Furqān, in collaboration with the Centre for Editing Texts at Al-Azhar. The training course took place at Al-Azhar University in . . .


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