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Arabic manuscripts [electronic resource] : a vademecum for readers / by Adam Gacek.

By: Gacek, Adam.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Handbuch der OrientalistikErste AbteilungNahe und der Mittlere Osten: 98. Bd.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 338 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9004170367 (hardback : alk. paper); 9789004170360 (hardback : alk. paper); 9789047443032 (electronic bk.); 9047443039 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Manuscripts, Arabic -- History -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Paleography, Arabic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Codicology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | REFERENCE -- Questions & Answers | REFERENCEGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Arabic manuscripts.DDC classification: 011/.31 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgements; Introduction; Transliteration Table; Note on Transcriptions; Illustrations and Credits; Main Alphabetical Sequence (A-Z); Works Cited and Abbreviations; Appendix I: Non-specific (General) Abbreviations Encountered in Arabic Manuscripts; Appendix II: Major Arabic Letterforms Based on Mamluk and Ottoman Texts on Calligraphy; Appendix III: Alphabetical Table of Qur'anic Suras; Appendix IV: Bibliographic Guide; Appendix V: Describing the Manuscript; Chart 1: Muslim-Christian Calendar; Chart 2: Major Historical Periods; Chart 3: Major Muslim Dynasties.
Summary: The main sequence is comprised of approximately 200 entries dealing with almost all aspects of Arabic manuscript studies (codicology and paleography); includes appendices covering abbreviations, letterforms, s�aurah-headings, major reference works, and a guide to the description of manuscripts, as well as charts of major historical periods and dynasties.
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The main sequence is comprised of approximately 200 entries dealing with almost all aspects of Arabic manuscript studies (codicology and paleography); includes appendices covering abbreviations, letterforms, s�aurah-headings, major reference works, and a guide to the description of manuscripts, as well as charts of major historical periods and dynasties.

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Acknowledgements; Introduction; Transliteration Table; Note on Transcriptions; Illustrations and Credits; Main Alphabetical Sequence (A-Z); Works Cited and Abbreviations; Appendix I: Non-specific (General) Abbreviations Encountered in Arabic Manuscripts; Appendix II: Major Arabic Letterforms Based on Mamluk and Ottoman Texts on Calligraphy; Appendix III: Alphabetical Table of Qur'anic Suras; Appendix IV: Bibliographic Guide; Appendix V: Describing the Manuscript; Chart 1: Muslim-Christian Calendar; Chart 2: Major Historical Periods; Chart 3: Major Muslim Dynasties.

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