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The Persian Manuscript Tradition



The Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (Language)
St. George
Maria E. Subtelny

An introduction to medieval Persian codicology, including the technical terminology used in the study of manuscripts; paleographical issues, such as script styles and dating; textual criticism and editing techniques; and the use of manuscript catalogues. Some attention will also be paid to the arts of the book. Digital copies of selected Persian manuscripts will form the basis of study.