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Arabic manuscripts digitized

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections has recently digitized a small collection of about 50 Arabic manuscripts. The images can be accessed at https://archive.org/details/arabicmanuscriptsbyu. The manuscripts date from the 13th to the 20th centuries, and include scientific, legal, grammatical, and religious texts (such as an 18th century Qur’an and several hadith and prayer books). A …

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Finding Arabic manuscripts in Special Collections

Here in the library we have an amazing collection of Arabic Manuscripts in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections, which date as far back as the 9th century. These manuscripts range in topic from religion to science and astrology. Most of these manuscripts are bound in leather wrappers and were hand-written in Arabic. The item …

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