700 Years of Persian Manuscripts Now Digitized and Available Online | Open Culture

peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-04-07

Summary:

"For Nowruz, the Persian New Year, the Library of Congress has released a digital collection of its rare Persian-language manuscripts, an archive spanning 700 years. This free resource opens windows on diverse religious, national, linguistic, and cultural traditions, most, but not all, Islamic, yet all different from each other in complex and striking ways...."

Link:

http://www.openculture.com/2019/04/persian-manuscripts-spanning-700-years-now-digitized-and-available-online.html

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Tags:

oa.new oa.persian oa.digitization oa.ch oa.middle_east oa.arab oa.usa oa.loc oa.iran oa.arabic

Date tagged:

04/07/2019, 15:18

Date published:

04/07/2019, 11:18