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Near East Collection, Yale University Library: Book History, Codicology, & Manuscript Studies

Research guide for Islamic and Middle East Studies, and Arabic, Persian, and Turkish languages and literatures.

Finding Middle Eastern MSS at Yale


Codicological terminology in multiple languages

Identifying collections of manuscripts around the world

Basic references for Arabic script codicology & manuscript studies